Occupational Therapist -Band 5
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
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Do you want to start or develop your OT career working in mental health? Would you like to know that you have made a difference to people who have a number of challenges to their health and wellbeing? Do you want the opportunity to be part of HPFT who are currently rated as "outstanding" overall by CQC?
We can offer you an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge whether you are seeking your first post or considering a change in specialism. We can be flexible in what we offer, depending on your development needs and preferences.
We can offer posts in:
Older adult community
Older adult acute
We can offer posts as:
As a rotation to enable the development of a broad range of skills to support your career progression.Static posts if you prefer to remain in one place
Main duties of the job
To provide occupational therapy assessment and treatment interventions for the specified service user group including 1-1 and group interventions. To carry a caseload as a member of the MDT and to develop the occupational therapy service provision within the setting. The OT service uses the Model Of Human Occupation across the Trust, and the Recovery Through Activity framework for groups. High quality supervision, Preceptorship and KSF processes are an integral part of all the band 5 posts. CPD opportunities include a monthly Band 5 CPD Meeting with tutorials and access to OT in-service training events. The in-service training often includes outside speakers who are at the forefront of out profession. For more information on the individual posts and rotation scheme, refer to the additional document: Band 5 OT Rotation Scheme Recruitment Information Pack.Applications should provide clear evidence of meeting the criteria in the Personal Specification. Car driver essential as a majority of the posts are community based, or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving).
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just five mental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of 'Outstanding' from the Care Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.
Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.
The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:
Our Trust values are:
Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.
These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!
Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?
Then please read on...
To provide occupational therapy assessment and treatment interventions for the specified service user group, to carry a caseload as a member of the MDT and to develop the occupational therapy service provision within the setting. For more information, please refer to the job description and person specification.
All staff should comply with the Trusts Anti-Discriminatory Statement, Employee Charter, Trust Policies and Procedures, Code of Conduct and Equality and Diversity.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION TRAINING
SKILLS KNOWLEDGE and ABILITY
Certificate of Sponsorship
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