An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 to join our Community Mental Health Team.
The successful applicant will work closely with the band 6 OT, Consultant Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Community Mental Health Nurses and admiral Nurses as well as have the opportunity to liaise with in-patient units, CERTS (community enablement and recovery team, OPIP (older peoples intervention Programme), Care Home Liaison (CHL) and Social Services. The CMHT's also liaise with primary care specifically GP's, and the third sector as appropriate.
Main duties of the job
The Occupational Therapist will be required to undertake comprehensive OT assessments using a number of standardised tools and models, including MOHO (model of human Occupation). The OT will apply formulation skills in setting appropriate recovery focussed interventions and work alongside the service user in achieving these goals by application of appropriate interventions.
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 person specification Essential
- qualification / registration
- Occupational therapy knowledge /experience
- Mental health knowledge /experience
- Experience working in community setting
- Experience working with older people
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