Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist - Ardenleigh

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Occupational Therapist to join our well established Women's Service Occupational Therapy Team working within the Women's Secure Blended Service based at Ardenleigh in Erdington. The Women's Service is part of our Secure Care and Offender Health Pathway.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop or enhance your current clinical and management experience within a highly supported environment.

The treatment programmes we offer to support women on their recovery journey include interventions relating to their personal, psycho-social and leisure environment, employment skills development and vocational training and/or experiences. We also aim to link service users to mainstream or supported further education and work training projects or establishments within the community in preparation for discharge.

There will be a range of support mechanisms available; these will include monthly Senior OT meetings, where you will be included in the work of the wider division and Trust AHP group. In addition you will receive operational management support from the Lead OT within Ardenleigh, professional supervision and site based team clinical supervision.

Main duties of the job

To support the leadership and operational management of the delivery of anevidenced based Occupational Therapy treatment service within Secure Care.To provide leadership within a recovery focused model of care and traumainformed care model.To demonstrate values of compassion, commitment, and inclusivity.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Application and Interview Essential
  • Occupational Therapy Degree
  • HCPC Registration
  • Post Graduate Experience
  • Experience of working with women with complex mental health needs
  • Experience of operational management / leadership

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