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Occupational Therapist

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £44,629 a year Pro rata
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist looking for your first or next role but unsure of the direction you want to go in? Are you passionate about working somewhere you can make a real change to people's lives?

Does an Outstanding rated trust who takes its staffs wellbeing seriously sound like somewhere you would like to work?

We are currently recruiting Occupational Therapists to join Berkshire Healthcare and have vacancies in both our Children's & Adult teams across a variety of different services and sites offering both band 5 & 6 roles.

Whether you are an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for the next step in your career or, you are due to qualify soon we want to hear from you!

As a Trust we are big on staff development and grow your own and can offer you a wealth of both inhouse and external development opportunities at all levels.

Our services operate Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm and we are open to those looking for full or part time work. As we are a community trust our roles involve travel between sites so a license and access to vehicle is essential. Our roles can often offer flexible working as well as room for some home working.

Main duties of the job

  • Planning and management of your own caseload and interventions / Undertake clinical sessions and manage caseload as required
  • To function as an autonomous clinician
  • Supporting clients and their families in a range of face to face settings
  • To build relationships with clinical and professional / education colleagues across the health and local authority community
  • Provide guidance and appropriate delegation to therapy assistants in the team

About us

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust isa specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we're committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you'll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • Working Together with you to develop innovative solution

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.
  • Free parking across Trust sites

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves for this role:
  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy with HCPC registration
  • A real passion and drive for supporting our client
  • Full UK Driving Licence with access to vehicle

Should you be interested in a specific role with us or just be open for a chat about what we have to offer, then please email and we can take it from there.

Person Specification

Education / Experience


  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy with HCPC registration
  • Post qualification experience of working with children and young people with mental health problems

Employer details

Employer name

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


London House


RG12 2UT

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