Occupational Therapy Inpatient Team Lead

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 pa
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Team Lead Community Occupational Therapist

Salary band: AFC Band 7,

Hours: 1.0WTE 37.5 hours per week

Location: Petersfield and Bordon

As a community trust we value the importance on the role of therapy in the management of our complex and diverse patient group. A key part of this is having dynamic and skilled therapy leaders who have the vision and ability to deliver care in line with local and national priorities. Through Investment in community Therapy services we have been able to expand our Therapy Leadership within our community and inpatient therapy services.

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who can work within an integrated multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality care and rehabilitation to a population within the Petersfield and Bordon area.

Working closely with the Physiotherapy team you will clinically lead and manage a team of Community Occupational Therapists offering a joined up rehabilitation service to patients with wide range of functional and rehabilitative needs including hospital avoidance; long term conditions, including neurological, orthopaedic, medical, palliative and frailty and supporting discharges from acute settings. . ,You should have a high level of ability in clinical assessment, intervention and clinical reasoning skills.

You will be a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and will need to be confident and assertive with excellent personal skills and have the ability to demonstrate these in a pressurised environment. Being able to demonstrate ability to lead a team through change is desirable so you can support your team through service and the wider integrated Care System development as part of local and national priorities.

You will be Educated to Degree or Diploma level in Occupational Therapy and hold HCPC registration. Ideally the successful applicant will be proficient using IT systems.

Access to a vehicle and possession of a full driving license is essential.
Further enquiries and informal visits are welcome please contact

Excellent CPD opportunities, including structured supervision, peer support groups and appraisal systems are in place. You will be take part in supervision and appraisals of staff and students within the Occupational Therapy team.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail please contact

Charlotte Land

AHP Divisional clinical Lead,



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