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Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist - Band 7

Do you want to work with children with a diagnosis of autism and/or learning disability in mental health crisis then please read on...

Base Wayside House but will be required to travel across Coventry and Warwickshire

Full time/part time hours considered -To support individuals at key times, some work may be required outside of usual office hours.

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Main duties of the job

We're looking for a Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist to be part of our Children's Intensive Support Team for Coventry and Warwickshire.

We support autistic children and children with learning disabilities who have additional mental health needs and are at increased risk of admission to hospital. Would you like to join us and make a difference to the lives of this vulnerable group?

In this role, you will be responsible for how occupation therapy is embedded across the service and provide supervision to our OT colleagues to support their development including OT students. You'll work within a specialist team, who support each other and work together to provide holistic support specific to each individual.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us

excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more

salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more

discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes

wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more

staff networks and support groups

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Experience of supervising registered and/or non-registered staff.

Experience of involvement in service evaluation and audit.

Experience with a range of standardised assessments specific to children and young people w

Experience in competently managing highly complex cases

Experience in training and supporting others with complex cases and clinical interventions.

Person Specification

essential

Essential

  • BSc Occupational Therapy (or equivalent).
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the assessment and intervention with children with mental health and/or neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of clinical and management supervision skills.
  • Experience of supervising registered and/or non-registered staff.
  • Experience of involvement in service evaluation and audit.


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wayside House

Coventry

CV6 6NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6424068-BL

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