Occupational Therapist Community Rehabilitation Team

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per annum
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to develop the new Community Rehabilitation Team to support service users experiencing complex psychosis. The team will support service users whoare ready to step down from inpatient rehabilitation services into the community. The aim of the team is to reduce the length of inpatient stay for service users from acute and rehabilitation wards, incorporating least restrictive practice, the NICE guidelines for complex psychosis and the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) national program.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our supportive multidisciplinary team and contribute to this exciting endeavour.

The team has a strong emphasis on the Recovery Model, working with service users to maximise their independence and autonomy to improve their quality of life.

Your personal development priorities will be shared and supported through our appraisal process.

We will support you in maintaining a work-life balance and can support flexible working. The team is currently based at Trust HQ in Ashton but this may be subject to change. As the team is a trust wide service you will be expected to travel across all five boroughs within the trust footprint.

The team operates during office hours of Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. nday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Main duties of the job

To work with service users with complex psychosis within the Community Rehabilitation Team.

To offer support to the multidisciplinary team about the Occupational Therapy principles and to contribute to case formulation.

To work within the Recovery Model, providing specialist OT assessment and interventions for caseload.

To work closely with the Social Inclusion Workers, supporting with goal orientated care plans.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Description: To manage a defined clinical caseload, using evidence based and client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate Occupational Therapy interventions in for service users within the Community Rehabilitation Team.

To offer guidance and support to the Community Rehabilitation Team members and assist in goal planning for social inclusion workers.

To develop skills, knowledge and experience through participation in the Band 5 development group.

Person Specification: Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the HCPC

Documented evidence of continuing professional development

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached for support your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience of MOHO or similar OT Model
  • Experience of working in a mental health setting
  • Supervision skills

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