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Senior Occupational Therapist

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
NHFT is really excited to be recruiting an occupational therapist post in the CAMHS Intensive outreach team, this is a fairly new Service within Northamptonshire, come and join us in developing this new team and enhancing the CQC Outstanding Services we offer.

The CAMHS Intensive Outreach team will offer Intensive Home Treatment for young people across Northamptonshire. The team will be attached to the CAMHS Inpatient provision, offering assessment, risk management and stabilisation. The CAMHS inpatient knowledge and expertise of managing Tier 4 admissions will be utilised to inform the interventions and management strategies. Part of this new role will be to work alongside inpatients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage a defined area of work within the CAMHS inpatients units and IOT alongside.

They will be supervising junior staff members andundertake Occupational Therapy and sensory assessments as needed, using clinical knowledge and skills to carry out a comprehensive assessment of clients. The post holder will analyse and evaluate the information obtained during assessment to develop, implement and monitor Occupational Therapy goals/care plans consistent with good practice. They will continually monitor and evaluate treatment, in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of the intervention.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Current HCPC registered
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy


  • 12 months experience in CAMHS
  • Understanding of Trauma and attachment



  • Experience in mental health setting
  • Clinical experience including individual and group work
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Evidence of therapeutic relationship building
  • Able to work collaboratively within a team structure
  • Experience of supervising others

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


John Greenwood Shipman Centre and Berrywood Hospital



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