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Mental Health Occupational Therapist - CRHT West, South Staffordshire

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Mental Health Occupational Therapist looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our Home Crisis Treatment team in South West Staffordshire based at St Georges Hospital in Stafford.

We are an award-winning Trust and have recently been ranked by HSJ awards as top in the Midlands for Mental Health, Learning and Development and Community Trusts as Best Place to work recommended by employees. When you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, we will actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early depending on the volume of applications we receive.

Main duties of the job

  • Assessing mental health crises in individuals referred to the service and supporting the delivery of safe and effective home treatment for an identified client group and in accordance with a wellbeing and recovery action plan
  • You will participate in the delivery of the agreed aims and objectives of the service and identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved.
  • You will assist in the delivery of a high standard of OT care to service users referred to the team.
  • You will implement agreed systems for the monitoring of effectiveness of care.

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 resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • 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
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccination every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

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

Check out the videos below showcasing why you should grow your career here with us at MPFT:

Why Work for Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

Development and Progression Within Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

We work with people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, require extra support alongside their regular support network or who can have the same treatment provided at home that they would receive in a Mental Health Hospital. As an integral team in the Urgent Care Pathway we work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You will be responsible for working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need. Responsible for care coordination of an identified caseload and you will also be expected to be available for consultation, support and clinical supervision to other health professionals working within the Community Mental Health Pathway Service and other areas of the Trust where identified as appropriate.

This is a 24 hour service and team members are all practitioners are required to work rostered shifts including weekends and nights and you must have access to suitable transport for this.

If you would like to discuss the role further please don't hesitate to contact Michelle Gibson -

Person Specification



  • Dip COT or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Conforms to HCPC requirements
  • BAOT Registered
  • Member of COT



  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Experience of integrating care delivery across multi disciplinary /multi agency teams
  • Experience and ability to carry out clinical audit

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Haywood Lodge, St Georges Hospital


ST16 3SR

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