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Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Occupational Therapist
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5
Job ref
285-1391-MH
Site
Penn Hospital
Town
Wolverhampton
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
09/08/2020 23:59
Interview date
19/08/2020

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk. 

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

Occupational Therapist

Planned care - Adult Services

Band 5

£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum

37.5 Hours Per Week

1 Post (substantive)

Wellbeing Service – Penn Hospital

We are looking to recruit one Occupational Therapist to join the Wellbeing Service, a Secondary Mental Health Service in Wolverhampton. The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will play a key role in the case management and assessment of clients in the mental health Wellbeing Team.

The Practitioner will help provide a range of occupation focused interventions to working age adults, with mental health problems ranging from mild to moderate. The Wellbeing Service consists of Wellbeing nurses, OTs, Psychologists, Psychological Therapists and S.T.R workers.

We are looking for a practitioner with an interest in developing their skills in therapeutically orientated clinical work and service development. The post-holders will develop and deliver packages of care based on the recovery model of mental health. They will provide a Case Management role as well as a duty worker for the Wellbeing Service. They will work within a supportive team and robust clinical and managerial supervision will be provided.

As an Occupational Therapist you will be responsible for using occupational therapy assessments to develop recovery focussed care for a caseload of service users under guidance from the Band 6 Occupational Therapist. The role will involve both group and individual work with service users.

For further information about the above post, contact: Carl Simpson, Interim O.T. Lead on 0121 543 4292. Carl.simpson@nhs.net.

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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

Name
Carl Simpson
Job title
Interim O.T. Lead Planned care
Email address
carl.simpson@nhs.net
Telephone number
0121 543 4292