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Senior Occupational Therapist (Mental Health)

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust and have not been an employee of the Trust in the previous 3 years. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Are you passionate about working with adults with mental health issues?

Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking to fill a full-time post at a Local Mental Health Team covering the Mansfield area of Nottinghamshire. Our core business hours are 09:00-17:00 but some flexibility can be offered.

Main duties of the job

Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills to join our existing dynamic multidisciplinary Local Mental Health Team.

The post-holder will conduct specific assessments, formulation and interventions, working collaboratively with patients, their carers/families and partnership organisations to develop creative, goal oriented, time limited occupational therapy plans.

In return, we offer you a supporting network of colleagues, opportunities for career development, access to high quality supervision, and an employer who is supportive of your own physical and mental wellbeing.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

This post is both rewarding and a vital role towards the assessment and delivery of treatment to our patients in the Mansfield area.

To provide a high-quality Occupational Therapy service collaboratively with the patients in their own homes and local environments. Working with an assistant in the provision of intervention plans. If interested see JD/Spec for more details.

Professional and clinical supervision will be provided by an identified Occupational Therapist.

Person Specification



  • BSc or MSc Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered
  • UK driving licence & access to a vehicle



  • Physical ability to perform a full range of duties


  • Experience of working in community or acute mental health



  • OT Practice Fieldwork Educator


  • Demonstrate continued professional development



  • Assessment & OT process skills
  • Effective risk management
  • Skilled in motivating others
  • Team working
  • Quality & audit skills


  • Experience of supervising and leading staff

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Heather Close


NG18 5QL

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