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Community Occupational Therapist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Salters Meadow, Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood
£32,306 - £39,027
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Community Occupational Therapist

Employer: Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Department: South Falls Team

Location: Burntwood

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme 'Step into Health', supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

South Falls Team

Community Occupational Therapist

Salary: Band 6 x 2 posts

Hours per week: 1 x 37.5hr and 1 x 27.5 ( part time hours will be considered and can be discussed)

Job Type: permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Occupational Therapists in the South Falls Team. As an autonomous Occupational Therapist you will work as part of the multidisciplinary falls team caring for adults with an identified risk of falling or with a history of falls. This post is based at Salters Meadow Health Centre in Burntwood and involves community working across South Staffordshire with adults in their own homes.

You will need to be a positive, enthusiastic and innovative individual who possesses excellent communication, organisational and IT skills. You will have knowledge and experience of working in a busy integrated team, of completing functional assessments and goal setting to promote and maximise people’s independence.

The team is dynamic, dedicated to deliver excellent customer service and is driven by outcomes and efficient ways of working.

You will have:

• A diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the HCPC

• An CPD portfolio and be committed to CPD

• A desire to work in the specialist area of falls prevention

• Excellent IT skills

• Confidence within group work settings and delivering presentations

• A full UK driving licence and have access to a car during working hours

• Experience in the NHS.

• A desire to demonstrate that interventions have made measurable outcomes to service users and their carers.

For more information or queries on this post and the work involved please contact:

Rebecca Webb (Operational Lead) 07890 055469 or Gillian Findlay ( Falls Clinical Lead) 07966807049

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