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Rotational Occupational Therapist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependant on Experience
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a HCPC Registered Rotational Occupational Therapist.

In joining our team as a Rotational Occupational Therapist, you will work in a variety of settings as part of a rotation in community services across the CAMHS Intensive Support Team, CAMHS Learning Disability Team and CYP Autism Service.

You will work with multi-disciplinary teams/agencies in addressing a range of care/support issues across the spectrum of conditions, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions, supporting timely discharges and improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Delivering occupational therapy assessment and interventions in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of young people experiencing mental health related difficulties

All newly qualified clinical staff are required to complete their preceptorship during the first 12 months of employment. We offer a competency framework which supports your development and career journey from a Band 5 to a Band 6, with Band 6 oppourtunities available upon successful completion.

As part of this role, you will be required to travel across wide geographical area and have access to a car, with valid driving licence and business insurance.

Main duties of the job

  • Be competent & proficient in delivering the requirements of the role working as part of the multi-disciplinary team working with children and young people.
  • Demonstrate at all times the Partnership Trust's Values & Behaviour Framework.
  • Be an Occupational Therapist & have a professional & clinical knowledge in the assessment & management of the needs of children & young people in your care.
  • Be responsible for a defined population of service users.
  • Be skilled in the assessment of the occupational needs of service users & in the development, implementation & evaluation of support/treatment packages.
  • Demonstrate initiative & be creative in finding solutions to problems.
  • Work with the team leader undertaking delegated tasks as required
  • To adhere to and apply the Health and Care Professions Council's (HCPC) standards of proficiency for Occupational Therapists & the standards of conduct, performance & ethics and all other relevant guidance from the HCPC, Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT) & the Partnership Trust. To be professionally accountable & responsible for all aspects of own work.
  • To establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the Partnership Trust & with external organisations in order to meet service requirements and support and demonstrate the Trust's equality values.
  • To assess service user's needs and formulate, develop, implement & evaluate programmes of treatment /support for children, young people, families and carers.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression.
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resource.
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note that you are required to hold a valid HCPC registration to apply for this role and be able to evidence required skills.

As part of this role, you will be required to travel across wide geographical area and have access to a car, with valid driving licence and business insurance.

For full details of the role, please see attached the job description and person specification. If you do have any further questions regarding the role, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent & Registration with HCPC
  • All newly qualified clinical/social work staff are required to complete their preceptorship/ASYE during the first 12 months of employment.


  • Registered mentor/ supervisor
  • Psychological intervention Qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT Phlebotomy training NVR, Solution focus therapy, Positive Behaviour Support Planning.



  • Experience of working with people presenting with mental health needs in the community
  • Experience of assessing, planning, co-ordinating and managing people with mental health problems in a community setting.


  • Experience of working in community setting and making decisions autonomously
  • Experience of working with children and families who have complex mental health and systemic needs.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Block 6, St Michael's Court

Trent Valley Road


WS13 6EF

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