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B5 OT CRHT Shropshire

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to recruit an energetic, flexible and enthusiastic practitioner in the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team based at The Redwoods Centre in Shrewsbury. The successful candidate will join the team in providing 24 hour rapid response and assessment of mental health crisis in the community, with the possibility of offering acute psychiatric care at service user's homes or other community facilities, until the crisis is resolved. The team covers the geographical area of Shropshire and is based close to the inpatient facility.

Meet the team: Shropshire Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team - YouTube

MPFT will offer a welcome bonus of 10% of first year salary-at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment.

Main duties of the job

  • Working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility ofworking across pathways, dependent on skill and service need.
  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
  • Care coordination of an identified caseload with access to regular and robust
  • Delivering occupational therapy interventions, in accordance with an agreed careplan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.
  • Communication skills are an integral part of the role. Written and verbal skills will be vital in ensuring that information is documented, shared and recorded in an accurate and prompt manner.
  • It is essential that you possess the skills to work as part of a team and have the confidence to work autonomously. You should possess the skills and enthusiasm to take on the challenge of a changing, modern day community mental health service.
  • Having proficient IT skills and being a car driver are essential.

About us

As well as all the usual excellent benefits the NHS offer, including generous pension and holiday entitlement we can also offer:
  • MPFT will offer a welcome bonus of 10% of first year salary- at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment
  • 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

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Dip COT or degree in Occupational Therapy


  • CPD Folder evidence of ongoing learning/development



  • Post and pre- registration Experience in a range of clinical settings.


  • Experience of integrating care delivery across multi-disciplinary /multi-agency teams

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


The Redwoods

Somerby Drive



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