Occupational Therapist Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust job in Preston Borough at Jobs In The NHS

Occupational Therapist Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Company: Jobs in the NHS

Location: Preston UK

Date Posted:Nov 06, 2017

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Band 5 Full time 37.5 hoursBase: Adult Acute Inpatient Wards, The Harbour, Windmill Close, off Preston New Rd, Blackpool, Lancs, FY4 4FE.Imagine working in a multi-disciplinary team whose shared vision is optimising independence…We are seeking a dynamic occupational therapist to work in the Acute Adult Inpatient Unit at the Harbour within our team delivering care to service users who are experiencing mental health problems. The successful candidate will be working alongside senior occupational therapists and therapy assistants as part of providing an occupational perspective to a well-established multi-disciplinary team.Within the remit of the Recovery Model you will provide occupational therapy assessment and intervention to service users with a range of complex mental health needs. Together you will devise individualised care plans which place recovery through occupation at the heart of the interventions provided. You will have an exciting opportunity to be part of developing a comprehensive group therapy programme as well as chance to cultivate professional skills through involvement in clinical and first line managerial processes.You will be expected to have well developed interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with other staff within wider services where service users are linked in. You will seek to establish and maintain useful communication with relevant carers/family /friends negotiating appropriate levels of involvement through agreement with the service, and remaining sensitive to the particular needs of the individual and his/her carers. The successful candidate will receive regular professional supervision from the Senior Occupational Therapist and line management will be via the Team Manager. Learning and development needs will be identified through the Personal Development Process and there will be a wide range of other learning opportunities available through local and Trust wide training and best practice forums.For informal enquiries please contact:Suzanne CurreyOccupational Therapist Clinical SpecialistSusanne.currey@lancashirecare.nhs.uk01253 447808This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates.. It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their NHS Jobs account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details.All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.This advert closes on Friday 17 Nov 2017 View full job description
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