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Senior Rotation Occupational Therapist

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCA
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Rotational Occupational Therapist

East London NHS Foundation Trust is excited to expand their mixed skilled Trust wide rotation. We are looking for Occupational Therapists who are keen to gain clinical experience as a Band 6 within forward thinking and supportive therapy Services. You will be part of well led, dynamic and friendly teams consisting of multidisciplinary practitioners, who constantly strive for integrated working optimising patient care and team morale.

All teams works together to achieve both positive patient experience and outcomes. In all areas you will be able to access senior OT professional support and opportunities for clinical and professional training and development.

Working as an autonomous clinician and as an integral part of the Multidisciplinary team (MDT) you will be responsible for assessing patients, discussing patient agreed goals and expectations, deliver highly skilled treatments and provide education for patients and carers. You will also be responsible for ensuring safe and timely discharges for patients in each of the clinical areas.

Main duties of the job

Our ideal candidate will be qualified and state registered as an Occupational Therapist, clearly able to demonstrate a desire to actively participate in all aspects of the role.

They must be willing and able to work in all areas of the rotation.

The successful candidate must be an effective team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.

To hold a referral-based caseload.

Carrying out OT assessment and planning intervention with a focus on daily skills and engagement in meaningful activities.

Working closely with the wider therapy team and participating in the planning and delivery of the group programme.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification

Education, training and qualifications


  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • State Registration


  • Further training in relevant area

Previous experience


  • At least one year post qualification in clinical mental health setting
  • and/or demonstrable experience highly related to the clinical field
  • Experience of CPD and role development activities



  • Post qualification experience in Mental Health and/or Community Health setting
  • Ability to initiate and follow through projects and demonstrate Leadership skills
  • Assertive in clinical and managerial situations
  • Excellent demonstrable written verbal and presentation skills


  • Experience of clinically supervising OT staff and students
  • Experience in participating in research or audit

Knowledge and Skills


  • Carry out culturally sensitive Occupational Therapy Assessment and treatment process skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Effective time and project management skills
  • Evaluate clinical work using formal and informal methods
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi- disciplinary team.
  • Ability to present information in a clear, concise manner
  • Group-work skills.
  • Models of O.T and their practical application in the clinical field
  • Clinical risk assessment and management
  • Psychiatric conditions and treatment available including a range of treatment techniques
  • Provide advice and support around clinical issues to other agencies and management as require
  • Skills in devising and implementing strategies to improve and monitor quality
  • Good organisational skills ? Evidence of continuing professional development
  • IT skills
  • Ability to reflect on own performance


  • Specialist assessment or intervention skills and training
  • Experience of lone working
  • Awareness of current legislation affecting Mental Health Services
  • Understanding of the Mental Health Act

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


TLSS C& H Centre for Mental Health Homerton Row


E9 6SR

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