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Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum / pro rata (pay award pending)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Full time / Part Time hours available, permanent posts

Welcome to Coventry!

We are based in a bustling cosmopolitan, culturally diverse city in the centre of England, easily accessible to all major cities.

We love what we do and we believe you will too!

If you are a Occupational Therapist looking to develop your rehabilitation and leadership skills and broaden your clinical experience in a wide range of conditions, then this is the post for you.

Our patients tell us that we make a difference to the quality of their lives and you are now able to apply to become part of our team and achieve value-based job satisfaction too.

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist to work within the Urgent and Reablement Therapy team. The team meet patients earlier in their rehabilitation journey, preventing admission to hospital and facilitating discharge home; delivering rehabilitation where it matters the most!

You will join our dynamic team of therapists who strive to understand what matters to our patients; enabling patient centred care to achieve their goals. Your support will enable our patients to understand more about what has caused their health decline and engage them in meaningful rehabilitation that encourages self-management effecting long term outcomes.

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.

You will be able to assess patients in their own homes facilitating admission prevention and discharge facilitation

You will be guided by a highly experienced clinical lead therapy leads, included in effective peer support, participate in a robust in-service training programme and given opportunity to contribute to and lead service improvement.

You will be able to provide timely assessment of the patient's needs, establish effective clinically reasoned treatment plans; setting appropriate patient-centred goals and enable ongoing management through delegation and onward referral.

Caseload management is supported by delegation to dedicated Assistant Practitioners and Technical Instructors. You will be integral to support the development of our unregistered workforce.

As part of Out of Hospital Services and Urgent Community Response our therapy team work collaboratively with our Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Clinical Practitioners, District Nurses, Care Navigators, Care Support and local General Practitioner's.

You will support a 7day working roster, with expectation that urgent shifts cover an 8am-8pm hours offer.

Car Driver essential

About us

Coventry & 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.

Our Trust vision and values make CWPT a Great Place to work, to care and be cared for. In support of your application we are interested to understand about the impact your qualities, skills and experience will make, both to patient care and the team. We want to learn how your values shine through to personify this and how your potential to make a real difference can be embedded into our services.

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.

Successful appointment will enable you to become embedded into existing therapy teams with access to strong clinical leadership and established peer group support.

Your development will be enabled through monthly one to one/clinical supervision and values-based appraisal.

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

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Grad Dip/BSc occupational therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of post-graduate education
  • Special Interest Group Member in related subject
Knowledge & Skills Essential
  • Good written communication
  • Organisational Skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements
  • Occupational Therapists - Specialist Knowledge and applied skills of Models of practice (e.g. MOHO) & related assessments
  • Evidence of on-going personal development (e.g. portfolio)
Experience Essential
  • Significant post graduate clinical experience with good basic training/post graduate rotations (or within a community / intermediate care setting)
  • Evidence of good generalist skills
  • Experience of working in a community environment
  • Evidence of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical governance in relation to occupational therapy
  • Experience of assisting in audit or research
  • Experience in falls prevention
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Self Motivation
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Car driver/owner
  • Anti-social hours/flexibility

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