Senior Occupational Therapist

Canterbury, Kent, England
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Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £35392.0 - 42618.0 Per year Part time Save This Job
Pay
£35392.0 - 42618.0 Per year
Hours
Part time
Contract
Bank
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
3 Apr 2024
Closes
3 May 2024

Job Description

Job overview
We are looking for an occupational therapist with experience, skills and an interest in working with service users who have complex mental health needs, on an acute ward.
You must have some experience of working with mental health service users as a qualified practitioner. We are looking for a practitioner with good communication and liaison skills who is forward thinking and enthusiastic regarding innovative ways of working.
The post will be working with males but will be an opportunity to work on the female wards on occasions, to further your experience and add variety to the job.
You will be part of a really friendly group of occupational therapists within the larger therapy team and will be supported by a lead occupational therapist and operational team managers. You will also have the opportunity to provide supervision and support to junior OT staff as well as support workers.
Please see job description for more details

Main duties of the job
Working within an MDT setting on the ward.
Assessment and goal setting.
Occasional home assessments
Some groupwork to support assessments (eg cooking groups)
Patient advocate within ward reviews and CPA meetings
Supervision, support and appraisal of the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Peer Support Practitioner.
Practice Educator role for OT student
Attending weekly patient flow meeting
Attend regular OT Professional Meeting with OT Lead to ensure the OTs across the wards work together and feel supported in their work

Working for our organisation
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for full details and main responsibilities of the role.

Person specification

2 years expereince in Mental Health

Essential criteria
  • Recognised OT degree and HCPC registration
  • Experience in mental health 2 years minimum
  • Experienced in supervision, staff development and a Practice Educator
  • Knowledge and skills in MOHOST models
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to make decisions
face to face interview.

Essential criteria
  • Recognised OT degree and HCPC registration
  • Experience in mental health 2 years minimum
  • Experienced in supervision, staff development and a Practice Educator
  • Knowledge and skills in MOHOST models
application form and face to face interview must reach essential criteria

Essential criteria
  • Recognised OT degree and HCPC registration
  • Experience in mental health 2 years minimum
  • Experienced in supervision, staff development and a Practice Educator
  • Knowledge and skills in MOHOST models
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to make decisions

Ref: AC0519

Job Details

Senior Occupational Therapist

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£35392.0 - 42618.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Part time
Posted
3 Apr 2024
Type
Bank
Closes
3 May 2024

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