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Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Therapeutic Hub -Adults-Dudley

AFC- Band 5

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
AFC- Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per annum
Job ref
445-2090-ACU
Site
Dorothy Pattison Hospital
Town
Walsall
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
11/09/2019

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust employs around 1,100 staff based at 28 locations across Dudley and Walsall. This includes three hospitals: Bushey Fields Hospital in Dudley, Dorothy Pattison in Walsall and Bloxwich Hospital for older adults in Bloxwich, Walsall

The Trust provides the following range of mental health services to around 560,000 children, adults and older people across Dudley and Walsall:

  • Community mental health services for children, adults and older people
  • Inpatient services for adults and older people at our three hospitals
  • Primary Care Mental Health services and Psychological Therapies
  • Mental Health Social Care Services
  • Employment, education and training support for people with mental health problems
  • Specialist deaf services for children and young people with mental health issues

The Trust serves a very diverse population. Equality of opportunity is central to everything that we do, both as a service provider and as an employer.


 

Occupational Therapist

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Inpatient Mental Health Service for Acute Services in Walsall based at our Dorothy Pattison Hospital site. We are looking to appoint a permanent Band 5 Occupational Therapist.

This post will be dealing with our adult patients.

The successful applicant will need to be an enthusiastic and committed individual and will be part of a wider team, including other Occupational Therapists and members of a Multi-Disciplinary Team within a newly created - Inpatients Therapy Hub.

The post holder will have responsibility for a caseload of clients including those with complex needs. Using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist interventions in addition to participate in the planning, development and evaluation of Occupational Therapy Services.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate robust OT clinical skills and knowledge of working mental health settings.

Relevant Supervision and support will be given to the successful candidate.

We are an energetic and hardworking team, working with adults with mental health needs. The Walsall Inpatient Therapy Hub is a relatively new innovation across all hospital sites, within DWMH.

We aim to be a fully integrated Multi-Disciplinary Teams comprising of Nurses, Peer workers, Clinical Psychologists, Support Workers and other partners, both internal and external.

As a Trust we are committed to increasing the quality and range of services we provide which are safe and supportive to services users, their carers’ and relatives.

Having recently been reviewed by the CQC as 'Good' we are working towards further improving over time - Come and join us on this journey as we work to provide even better care for our staff and patients.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you have any question about the role or want to know more about us as a Trust, specifically about what we can offer you or to arrange an informal visit to our site(s) please contact:


Catherine Needham, Inpatient Therapy Hub Manager/Senior Occupational Therapist using the contact details below:

email: catherine.needham1@nhs.net  Tel: 07917 836355