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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

*** This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested ***

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Learning Disability Community Team within Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust, the largest community trust in the country.

Main duties of the job

A real opportunity to work within the self-motivated and aspirational MDT daily, we are currently looking for someone to dynamically lead and promote a culture of home first rehabilitation, so the people of Birmingham are treated in the right place at the right time, evidenced by clinical and performance outcomes. Working multi-professionally, completing assessments and interventions, whilst ensuring the delivery of high quality intervention to patients within their own homes and other community settings.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

IMPORTANT
  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will act as a practitioner for Occupational Therapy within the Learning Disability Services Division.

The post holder will ensure access to urgent and routine Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention provide and monitor treatment programmes at home and ensure safe discharge or referral on to alternative services as appropriate. They will assist with the process of reducing a current waiting list .They will work in partnership with patients, carers and other health and social care agencies to promote independence and develop individual plans of care relevant to person needs

A person who is an excellent communicator with a flexible approach, and has existing, or an eagerness to establish, links with Health and Social care partners and a passion for 'trusted assessor' principles, will be at an advantage when working in this team. You will have opportunities to support junior staff and students, as well as drive and lead in service development projects and quality patient care.

HCPC/NMC registrations are a requirement for registered staff roles.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current Health Care Professionals Council registration


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of application of the OT process during fieldwork education


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

The Greenfields

30 Brookfield Road

Birmingham

B30 3QY

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820-6166513-LD

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