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Occupational Therapist (Community Mental Health) - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Leamington Spa
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Occupational Therapist / Care coordinator - Band 5

South Warwickshire Recovery Team

Full time, permanent post

We have a vacancy for a motivated and creative Occupational Therapist to join our team. The team work with service users with psychosis, Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder across the South Warwickshire area, and are based in Leamington Spa. This is an exciting opportunity to bring creativity to a dynamic and forward thinking team. There is scope to do individual and group therapies for our large patient group.

Please note many Trust interviews are taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team including other Occupational Therapists to deliver focussed interventions in the community. Our Occupational Therapists work alongside Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Support Workers as well as our admin team. An Occupational Therapy priority pathway exists within the team to identify individuals with Occupational needs.

You will carry a caseload, and your workload will be split between OT specific assessment time and some Care Co-ordination under the Care Programme Approach for individuals who present with moderate to severe occupational performance issues.

There will be an expectation to carry out some generic roles in the team such as duty work.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description Job responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can work confidently on their own as well as supporting the team. Good communication and problem solving skills are essential, as well as knowledge and experience of working with mental illness and the challenges this brings in daily life. You also need to be a driver with access to a car that can be used for business purposes.

This role may have the potential expectation of supervising junior staff according to skills, knowledge and experience.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Diploma/BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Relevant clinical knowledge & applied skills
  • ICT skills, & organisational skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Experience gained on clinical placement during undergraduate training. (Notably in Community/ Rehabilitation / Intermediate Care / Care of the elderly)
OTHER Essential
  • car driver is essential and a valid UK driving licence as well as insurance for business use.

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