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Senior Occupational Therapist

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Horsham
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Do you want to work as part of an innovative and expanding specialist inpatient Recovery Service?

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist to join our Recovery and Rehabilitation Service.

78 Crawley Road is a modern, state of the art rehabilitation hospital that comprises an 8 bed intensive rehabilitation unit and 16 individual bungalows designed around a central landscaped courtyard.

The design offers exceptional opportunities to people with severe enduring mental health problems and works closely with local Adult Mental Health Services - acute and community services, and Secure and Forensic Services.

The unit has generated a lot of interest from local services, commissioners and NHS England for the work it has done with individual clients.

Working as member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be part of an expanding service that is supporting people with complex needs and their families to realise new goals and rewarding opportunities through a comprehensive recovery programme.

Main duties of the job

  • Management of Occupational Therapy department at 78 Crawley Road.
  • Management of a clinical caseload. Providing functional assessments, completing necessary reports and implementing relevant evidence-based interventions
  • Management and development of unit activity timetable
  • Development and facilitation of occupational based groups, including Recovery Through Activity.
  • Support to the leadership team in the referrals process and complete Occupational Therapy assessments as required.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

About us

Do you want to work as part of an innovative and expanding specialist inpatient Recovery Service?

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist to join our Recovery and Rehabilitation Service.

78 Crawley Road is a modern, state of the art rehabilitation hospital that comprises an 8 bed intensive rehabilitation unit and 16 individual bungalows designed around a central landscaped courtyard.

The design offers exceptional opportunities to people with severe enduring mental health problems and works closely with local Adult Mental Health Services - acute and community services, and Secure and Forensic Services.

The unit has generated a lot of interest from local services, commissioners and NHS England for the work it has done with individual clients.

Working as member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be part of an expanding service that is supporting people with complex needs and their families to realise new goals and rewarding opportunities through a comprehensive recovery programme.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Management of Occupational Therapy department at 78 Crawley Road.
  • Management of a clinical caseload. Providing functional assessments, completing necessary reports and implementing relevant evidence-based interventions
  • Management and development of unit activity timetable
  • Development and facilitation of occupational based groups, including Recovery Through Activity.
  • Support to the leadership team in the referrals process and complete Occupational Therapy assessments as required.


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree/Diploma in occupational therapy
  • Evidence of post graduate level study/training
  • Registration with the HPC as an occupational therapist
  • Management/Leadership training
  • Training in the use of standardised occupational therapy assessment tools
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Experience as a qualified occupational therapist in mental health
  • Broad experience of working with clients with a range of mental health problems
  • Experience of both group and individual work
  • Experience of multidisciplinary working
  • Experience of supervising staff and students
  • Experience as a Care Coordinator
  • Experience in a clinical area related to the post
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience in applying a range of assessment tools and a comprehensive knowledge of occupational therapy clinical approaches used in mental health


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