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Band 6 Occupational Therapist CRHT Telford

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to recruit an energetic, flexible and enthusiastic practitioner in the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team based at Hall Court, Telford. The successful candidate will join the team in providing 24 hour rapid response and assessment of mental health crisis in the community, with the possibility of offering acute psychiatric care at service user's homes or other community facilities, until the crisis is resolved. The team covers the geographical area of Telford & Wrekin.

Main duties of the job

  • The Band 6 post holder will plan implement and review a periods of home treatment to safely avoid hospital admission using Occupational Therapy assessments, interventions and outcome measures to promote independent living skills supporting recovery, support the band 5 rotational role, provideclinical leadership and at times, as part of a rota, lead the shift co-ordination.
  • To provide clinical leadership and clinical expertise in the Crisis/ Home treatment Service in Telford, contributing to the delivery of effective, governance driven Occupational Therapy assessments and person centred interventions that support Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Service delivery.
  • The post holder, working as part of a multidisciplinary team, will focus on supporting the delivery of Home treatment and use a range of approaches, assessment tools and outcome measures, to assess occupational performance and deliver interventions that promote independent living skills to support recovery.

About us

As well as all the usual excellent benefits the NHS offer, including generous pension and holiday entitlement we can also offer:
  • MPFT will offer a welcome bonus of 10% of first year salary- at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment
  • Supporting your career development and progression.
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccination every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification



  • oHealth Professions Council Registered Occupational Therapist
  • oUp to date continuing professional development portfolio which demonstrates on going professional development


  • oLeadership Qualification



  • oEvidence of a range of post registration experience in Inpatient/CRHT and CMHT


  • oExperience of working as a Band 5 OT in Mental Health settings

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Hall Court

Hall Park Way



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