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Occupational Therapist Recovery College

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Here is a great opportunity for a registered Occupational Therapist who is interested in working with our third sector partners in supporting the delivery of the Recovery College within the South East of Essex.

The successful applicant will be based within the Recovery College, and work to identify Individual Learning Plans and support the co-production and co-delivery of courses identified by the students of the college. However, you will be linked with the wider Occupational Therapy network within the Trust, affording opportunities for development, supporting the wider AHP agenda.

Main duties of the job

To help students of the college within their recovery journey identify their learning objectives, and help co-produce and co-deliver courses that support them within meeting the identified objectives.

To provide a level of clinical skills and expertise in delivering the Recovery College agenda, in supporting a larger number of people within Primary Care provision in managing their mental health needs.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see more details within the attached job description.

To work with third sector providers to co-develop and deliver appropriate recovery focused learning opportunities for students of the college.

To support and guide fellow workers in the use of group work/interventions to support recovery.

To work with students of college to help identify the learning that might support them within their recovery journey.

Person Specification



  • Degree or Diploma
  • HC


  • Completed Preceptorship



  • Delivery of a range of recovery focused groups/workshops
  • Knowledge of mental health presentations


  • Experience of co-production

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


REACH Recovery College Trustlinks House

College Gardens



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