Occupational Therapist

City Health Care Partnership CIC
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and creative occupational therapist to join the award winning and established Evolve - Hull Community Eating Disorder Service.

The post holder will have the privilege of working intensively with a small number of patients within a structured day programme, focusing on addressing the impact of an eating disorder on their life.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work closely with support workers and the wider MDT, including a fellow occupational therapist, to further develop and coordinate the current day service programme.

The post also offers the opportunity to work alongside another clinician, with a small caseload of outpatients with a variety of eating disorders, requiring occupational therapy interventions both individual and in groups.The post holder will receive regular supportive supervision and training to develop their skills in this specialist and highly rewarding field of practice.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact; Kim Flockton Tel: 01482 344083

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Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification attached to this advert for full details on the role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Qualification/further training in eating disorders
  • HPC registration
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of eating disorders and how they impact on function
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Knowledge and understanding of motivational therapy
  • Knowledge and understanding of models of change
  • Audit skills
Experience Essential
  • Direct experience of working within mental health services
  • Experience of working with challenging clients
  • Experience of using mental health screening tools
  • Multi-disciplinary working

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