Occupational Therapist

Employer
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Barnstaple
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
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The role
  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

An excellent opportunity has arisen in North Devon for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our friendly and experienced Adult Mental Health Inpatient Team on a fixed term basis commencing in October 2022.

We are looking for a motivated, passionate occupational therapist who strives to have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of working age adults with a Mental Health condition.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata (Band 6)
About you
We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate experience within the OT role, who has the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team, have sound decision making skills and effective clinical reasoning.

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate excellent assessment and interpersonal skills, supporting patients and their families through shared decision making, to make informed choices about their treatment and conditions.

The successful applicant will provide supervision for junior members of the team. Our focus will also be on your individual development. You will have regular clinical supervision, and we use a positive appraisal process to help plan your development and work with you to achieve your professional goals.

With a motivated and forward-thinking vision for the ward, there is no better time to join the team. You will be working in a friendly and supportive environment, with a focus on providing the very best patient care in a locality combining sea, moor, history and opportunity.
The location
Your base will be in Barnstaple, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.
About us
Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.
Our offer to you
We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service withtheNHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our staff networks
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme applies – both earn up to £500 See attached t&c’s
Living here
Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live

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