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Community Occupational Therapist Band 6

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
Depending on experience pa pro-rata incl HCAS
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 6 Occupational Therapist in the Adult Community

Occupational Therapy team (ACOT). The team is integrated with Social Care and is based at Bernard Weatherill House, Croydon. The team provide OT assessments and arrange service provision for vulnerable adults living in the community.

The Band 6 OT contributes to service development and improvement. The Band 6 OT provides advice and guidance, and supervision to junior staff. The post will be within a designated area of the service i.e. Area localities, Major adaptations, or Duty and intake.

Interview date TBC

Main duties of the job

  • The postholder will be responsible for assessing the functional needs of adults in their homes and in a community setting, in line with all relevant legislation e.g. Care Act 2014 and the NHS Plan 2000, and in accordance with the Service's, the Council's and Croydon Health Services (CHS) Trust's policies and procedures.
  • To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
  • To provide leadership for junior staff through supervision, competencies and appraisal.
  • To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of Therapy services within a designated area/team, holding responsibility for defined projects.
  • To contribute to the maintenance and development of the trust Therapy service.
  • To regularly supervise Occupational Therapy students on practice placements.
  • To participate in the rotations as assigned by your manager


About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes.

Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.

If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

** Please see the Job Description and the Person Specification for more details on the jobs responsibilities **

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • HCPC Registered or equivalent
  • Good understanding of community OT.
  • Experience of working with unqualified assistant therapy staff


Desirable

  • Previous community experience


Essential

Essential

  • Knowledge and awareness of of risk assessment.


Desirable

  • Knowledge and commitment of equal opportunities.


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon

CR0 1EA

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