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Senior Occupational Therapist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £35,392 - £42,618
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
**We can offer up to 10% welcome bonus of the total first year salary. This will be paid at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment.**

We are developing an outstanding assessment and intervention based Occupational Therapy (OT) Service within community mental health services, which will give you as Senior OT the opportunity to deliver an array of Occupational Therapy Assessments via our newly formed Occupational Therapy Clinic based at the Independent Living Centre (ILC) in Telford.

The ILC is a hub of activity housing social care, assistive technology, and community equipment occupational therapy teams to name a few. Within the Occupational Therapy Clinic at the ILC, our Occupational Therapists have access to a demonstration kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and stairs which are kitted out with all basic equipment such as bath boards, commodes, stair lifts, raised toilet seats, bed leavers and more, which can be prescribed by our OT team.

The OT team continues to be motivated to make positive changes to the community mental health service and the lives of those who use it. We are looking for a self-driven and enthusiastic individual who can bring new and innovative ideas to enhance the OT service.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties of the Job
  • Working in an identified adult community mental health service.
  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
  • Managing caseload and responsible for clinical and caseload supervision of other team members where identified.
  • The post holder will be responsible for providing the occupational therapy process to a specialist clinical pathway.
  • Delivering occupational therapy interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

About us

Working for you Organisation

As well as all the usual excellent benefits the NHS as to offer including generous pension scheme and holiday entitlement. Our service can also offer you:
  • We can offer up to 10% welcome bonus of the total first year salary. This will be paid at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment.***
  • We are able to offer flexible working in relation to hours, as well as blended approach in relation working from base/home.
  • The service has excellent service progression opportunities and the Trust offers an ongoing leadership programme that is module based.
  • The Telford and Wrekin CMH Service has recently gone through transformation as part of the national CMH transformation programmes there is a new service model that has been developed to work in partnership with local services and the communities to meet the needs of those presenting with complex mental health needs together. So this is a real opportunity to be part of a developing and innovative integrated Community Mental Health Service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role, we encourage you to view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Dip COT or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • BAOT Registered
  • Health And Care Professions Council Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Member of College of Occupational Therapy


  • Leadership qualification



  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Experience of integrating care delivery across multi-disciplinary /multi-agency teams
  • Post and pre- registration experience in a range of clinical settings

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Fuller House, Hall Court

Hall Park Way



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