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Occupational Therapist/Mental Health Practitioner FOLS Team

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Service
Prison and Forensic
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Forensic Mental Health services specialise in the assessment and treatment of offenders with mental health conditions, serving the community of Kent and Medway.

Occupational Therapy staff are recognised as essential, core members of the multi-disciplinary team and, as well as personal and clinical development opportunities, we offer regular supervision, preceptorship and support for CPD activities.

Main duties of the job

Are you someone who enjoys using your core skills as an Occupational Therapist? Would you like to be part of a forward-thinking progressive service? We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist with a passion to work in forensic mental health.

The successful applicant will form an integral part of the Occupational Therapy team providing care to service users in a community setting. The main responsibilities include working as part of the FOLS team to manage a caseload of patients and offering OT specific assessments and interventions. You would help co-ordinate and deliver a programme of individual and group work as part of the OT service offer for FOLS. You will have the opportunity to work with patients transitioning out of secure services looking to re-establish their independence and enabling them to develop the skills they need to thrive in a community environment.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

Job description Job responsibilities

The main responsibilities include working as part of the FOLS team to manage a caseload of patients and offering OT specific assessments and interventions. You would help co-ordinate and deliver a programme of individual and group work as part of the OT service offer for FOLS. You will have the opportunity to work with patients transitioning out of secure services looking to re-establish their independence and enabling them to develop the skills they need to thrive in a community environment.

Please see job description for full details.

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • oExperience of individual & group work
Desirable
  • oSelf-awareness in managing own wellness at work and confidence to seek support when required
essential Essential
  • oA recognised Occupational Therapist professional qualification
desirable Desirable
  • oExperience of caseload management


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