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Senior Occupational Therapist

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Mar 2023
This is an opportunity for you to further develop your clinical and leadership skills working as a Senior Occupational Therapist within the locality based Mental Health team (Castle Point, Rochford and Rayleigh). You will undertake both case management and the delivery of specific Occupational Therapy interventions as required by and determined by the service users needs.There is a strong professional AHP leadership structure within the organisation, and you will be supported by the OT clinical lead within the locality team

Main duties of the job

You will be working within the Occupational Therapy service as part of the multi-disciplinary team. You will be assessing service users referred to the service, and making decisions on the level of treatment intervention required, and delivering the appropriate interventions. You will undertake care planning with the service user, communicating agreed plans with the wider MDT and partnership organisations. You will have responsibility for managing those you are working with within your caseload.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

The Occupational Therapy service within EPUT has a strong professional leadership. It supports staff with personal development, offering training and development opportunities.

The Trust supports those moving to the area relocation packages (subject to meeting certain criteria)

Please see the attached job description for further details.

The post will suit a motivated, treatment focused Occupational Therapist, with experience of working with those with mental health difficulties. The post holder will need to be competent in the management of service users with a focus upon Occupational Therapy approaches and interventions that support recovery. You will need to work as part of the wider MDT but with the confidence to be able to practice autonomously.

EPUT offer a fantastic relocation package of up to £8,000. Covering a number of expenditures for new recruits relocating from 30 miles or more from their new work base at EPUT.

If you would like more information please contact

Interviews to take place January 2023.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • Degree or Diploma
  • Post Graduate learning
  • Post Graduate leadership
Driver Essential
  • Driver/ access to car for work use
Experience Essential
  • Mental Health service experience
  • Delivery of a range of recovery focused treatment interventions

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