Assertive Outreach Occupational Therapist / Nurse - Band 6
South Birmingham Assertive Outreach Team have a vacancy for an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational therapist / Community Psychiatric Nurse at band 6, to join our multidisciplinary team.
The Team provides intensive recovery directed support to service users who present with complex, severe, and enduring mental health needs.
The successful candidate will have a special interest in the assessment and management of risk as well as enjoy the potential of working in a small cohesive team.
The successful candidate - if an Occupational Therapist - will carry a reduced care coordinator caseload as well as offering specific Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to individual service users.
The successful candidate - if a Community Psychiatric Nurse - will carry a care coordinator caseload.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with service users and colleagues, adopting a creative and problem solving approach to working practice, they will need to be flexible, energetic, have a positive attitude and demonstrate an ability to work autonomously at times.
South Assertive Outreach Team work 365 days a year, the successful candidate will join a working pattern which includes Days (9-5), Lates (12 - 8), Weekends (9 - 5) and Bank Holidays (9 -5) as rota'd
Main duties of the job
As set out within both Occupational Therapist or Community Psychiatric Nurse - Job Description and Person Specification - attached
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 Quals Essential
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