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

Senior Occupational Therapist Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Company: Jobs in the NHS

Location: Preston UK

Date Posted:Oct 25, 2017

Band 6 Occupational Therapist37.5 hours Fixed Term Contract/Secondment Opportunity initially until November 2018, anticipated funding extension until November 2019Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech &language. Wellbeing services provided include smoking cessation and healthy lifestyle services. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.LCFT is a smoke free employer. Staff will not be able to smoke when they are being paid to undertake LCFT activities or can be identified as a member of staff. Staff who smoke may need to use NRT during the day to manage their cravings. Support will be provided for staff who wish to quit.An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic Senior Occupational Therapist (Band 6) to join Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Rossendale Community Mental Health Team for a 12 month period.As part of the team you will have an occupational therapy specific caseload. You will provide specialist occupational therapy assessment, formulation and intervention to those with complex occupational, functional or vocational needs. Your role will also involve the provision of support and advice to the multi-disciplinary team through consultancy, to ensure service users occupational needs are considered and met.We are looking to recruit an occupational therapist that has a keen interest and a passion for occupational therapy in mental health, with at least 2 years post registration experience and 18 months experience in a relevant mental health setting. You will have excellent communication skills, sound clinical reasoning and a strong understanding of the occupational therapy role within recovery.You will receive regular supervision, access to CPD opportunities and be part of a supportive occupational therapy network.For further information please contact; Cathryn Revell, Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist All applicants will be informed by email via NHS Jobs whether or not they will be invited to interview. 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.Please note: This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB ClearanceAll posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.Hours: 37.5 Grade: Band 6This advert closes on Tuesday 7 Nov 2017 View full job description
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