Occupational Therapist CAMHS ( EALING TEAM)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
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An exciting opportunity has been developed within GMMH Wigan and Bolton CAMHS. We are developing a new intensive team, Ealing Model for GMMH CAMHS. This is a role that will truly enable you to make a system wide difference to children and families who are experiencing difficulties associated with complex autism and learning disabilities. It is a chance develop and work as part of a multi disciplinary team a service aligned to the Ealing Model, but also drawing on your knowledge and expertise of the needs of this population. It is an exciting and transformational project.

As our occupational therapist (OT), you'll work collaboratively with our CAMHS and other Mental Health Services across the system, as well as Acute and/or Specialist Hospitals, the Police, Education and Social Care.

This is a diverse and challenging role, where you'll provide OT assessment and intervention to children and adolescents who are experiencing a mental health crisis and/or difficulties. You'll need to enable these children and adolescents - and those that support them - to participate meaningfully in everyday activities, maximising independence and minimising risk. Plus, you'll help build relationships with our hospitals and and prevent admission

Main duties of the job

To be successful in this role, it's vital that you are a HCPC registered OT with a diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy. You should also have evidence of continuing professional development through relevant paediatric post-graduate, short-specialist training courses. Plus, clinical experience in a range of settings including home, education and community. Clinical leadership is also desirable but not essential.

You'll need to be flexible, motivated and reliable with excellent planning and organisational skills. You should also have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and be willing to embrace new ways of working. It's also important that you can recognise people's right to privacy and dignity - treating every person with respect

About us

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the North West of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

We enjoy our work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

We want our people to thrive in their roles at GMMH. So we're passionate about your personal development. You'll get all the support you need to deliver the best care you can. Plus, you'll get specialist training in the interventions that support people when in crisis.

We're also deeply committed to innovation. So you can be sure you're gaining experience at the leading-edge of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. We're always looking to develop new ways of working and improve teamwork. So we provide regular training opportunities that focus on this, too.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification

Staff benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification qualification and experience Essential
  • qualifications registration
  • 2 years
Experience Essential
  • 2 years
Experience Essential
  • camhs experience
  • associated experience
  • camhs experience

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