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Band 5 Developmental / Band 6 CRHT Occupational Therapist

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Development/Band 6 (according to experience)

Are you passionate about delivering exceptional patient care and support? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you as an Occupational Therapist.

(OT) in our Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) team.The role involves providing evidence-based care to a specific group of patients within the service catchment area. Responsibilities include assessments, individualised care plans, group facilitation, and implementing treatment interventions. The OT will be a key professional in the multi-disciplinary team, offering support to other agencies and team members. The role requires a motivated individual with empathy, enthusiasm, and excellent communication skills. It is community-based, and the OT must be independently mobile to conduct home and community assessments.

A full, clean driving license is required. The organisation offers a benefits package, continuous professional development, career growth prospects, and relocation assistance if needed. Joining the CRHT team provides an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of service users and promote their well-being.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will be responsible for working in the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHT) as a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT), undertaking specialist occupational therapy assessments of service users within the service catchment area, and developing appropriate treatment plans and interventions alongside the team whilst under the guidance of senior staff. The postholder will also provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

The core working hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4.00pm. We are open to considering flexible working hours for the right candidate. To be eligible for this role, you must possess a full, clean driving license and be able to travel across our sites as required.

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,900 staff, and serving a population of over 768,400, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Whether you're taking the first exciting steps in your career, itching for a new challenge or searching for a better place to raise a family, Lincolnshire has arange of rewarding health and social care careers in a county that's friendly, fascinating, affordable and brimming with everything you need to live a happy life . Visit beinlincolnshire.comto find out more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide specific assessments and evidence-based interventions to individuals

To establish therapeutic relationships with service users

To adhere to professional codes of conduct, ethics, and HCPC standards

To work within policies and clinical procedures of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

To collaborate with the multidisciplinary mental health team

To report to team regularly and work independently when necessary

To ensure welfare and safety of patients, following safeguarding guidance

To deliver care planning and individual/group interventions

To comply with relevant health legislation and professional standards

To involve service users and families/carers in service development and evaluation

To participate in health promotion programmes

To provide a non-stigmatising service to service users (18 to 65 years)

To promote effective working relationships with team members and external agencies

To empower service users and families/carers to influence and use available services and information

To promote equality for all service users and understand their health needs

To conduct physical health checks when necessary

To adhere to Trust Policies regarding safeguarding issues and maintain accurate records

To regularly participate in management and clinical supervision sessions

To support service users in promoting independence and daily living skills

To exhibit a responsible, caring attitude, treating all service users with

Person Specification



  • Currently Occupational Therapist
  • Mentorship Module (degree level)
  • Evidence of specialised continued professional training in clinical practice


  • Training in Cognitive disability model
  • Training in AMPS
  • Management training
  • APPLE accreditation



  • Relevant experience of working with adults with complex needs or adults with mental health needs and skills that is transferable.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


  • Experience of working with people with cognitive impairment. Substance misuse issues.

Special requirements


  • Ability to travel across the county in a timely and flexible manner


  • Current Driving license



  • Highly developed clinical reasoning skills
  • Highly developed skills in occupational therapy assessment and treatment
  • Sound knowledge of national agenda for mental health.


  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a clinical team.

Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Sycamore Centre

Beacon Lane


NG31 9DF

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