CMHT Occupational Therapist
Pennine Care NHS FT
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band 6 Community Occupational Therapy Post
Do you have a passion for working with older people? Are you committed to working with services users in their own homes, promoting skills, confidence, independence and an enhanced quality of life? Do you enjoy developing the Occupational Therapy role and service?
If so, you could be the ideal candidate for the Band 6 Community Occupational Therapist post. You will be based with the Community Mental Health Team at The Meadows in Stockport. You will be providing specific Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to older people with functional and organic illnesses. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and interventions using evidence based practise. We have links with community resources such as Age UK andleisure services which you will also be involved in building on.
In return, we can offer you the support of friendly and dynamic therapy colleagues, a valued role in the CMHT and training opportunities.
Main duties of the job
To carry out assessment and treatment.
To plan, conduct and participate in various treatment sessions in response to assessment and need.
To provide clinical and other support to multidisciplinary team.
To carry out 1:1 work and when required group sessions.
To develop and maintain community links to increase social inclusion and community integration.
To work with the ward patients and follow them up in the community.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and the community across the 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 #PennineCare People 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.
Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application.
Education and Qualifications
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).