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Occupational Therapist / Care Coordinator - Band 6

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Recovery Team Occupational Therapist / Care Coordinator - Band 6

Full time / part time permanent roles available

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the South Warwickshire Recovery Team IPU 11-17. This team is proactive in embedding and utilising multidisciplinary roles to provide support and focused interventions for individuals suffering from Enduring Psychosis to Bi-polar. We hold case loads and work on duty as well. As a part of your role you will be expected to complete assessments that come into the trust.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they can work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team using evidence based approaches in the delivery of interventions. The candidate will also have the resilience and positivity to work with a challenging but also very rewarding client group This includes care coordinating a caseload of service users.

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

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.

We are seeking candidates who have experience of working in mental health settings who are innovative, dynamic and are looking to develop their clinical skills. They will be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit behaviours that reflect Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust vision and values.

Visits to the team or questions are encouraged to appreciate this exciting but challenging role.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description Job responsibilities

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.

We are seeking candidates who have experience of working in mental health settings who are innovative, dynamic and are looking to develop their clinical skills. They will be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit behaviours that reflect Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust vision and values.

With the ongoing development of transformation of community mental health services, we will be looking to return to specific professional specialisms. This means you will be supported with lead occupational therapy supervision to retain your skills and to develop them.

Part of this role will include, occupational therapy (OT) assessments in patients homes, giving an OT specialised approach and perspective within the MDT.

Having a good general knowledge of the Mental Health Act is essential.

The successful candidate will receive support, managerial and professional supervision from the line managers. Peer support and CPD opportunities are also available and actively encouraged. The post is a substantive position.

A full UK driving licence and access to your own transport is essential in this role.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
EXPERIENCE Essential
  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of safeguarding and investigations
  • Proven experience of people management
OTHER Essential
  • Car owner / driver


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