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Senior Occupational Therapist - Larimar

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Larimar, Birmingham UK

Date Posted:Nov 11, 2017

BSMHFT have an exciting opportunity for an experienced occupational therapist to join us on a new venture. We are opening a new ward in Birmingham &Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and we would love you to consider joining us. Larimar will be based in Erdington in Birmingham. The unit will be an acute admission mental health ward for women aged 18 and over and will have 15 beds. We would love to hear an occupational therapist who is interested in transforming how we provide care for this group of patients. We are particularly interested in staff who have experience of working with women who struggle to keep themselves safe and we would like the opportunity to develop new models of care. The position requires a motivated, inspirational, innovative and creative occupational therapist with a genuine interest in working with people who have mental health problems. You will enthusiastically embrace our philosophy of care; thatthe service user is at the heart of everything that we do. You will be expected to be flexible in your approach and welcome the opportunity to build on your existing experience and skills. In return, we can guarantee training and development opportunities linked to your personal development plan and the opportunity to be involved in shaping the services of the future. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, the ability to work on your own initiative and be a committed team player. Our occupational therapy staff are now fully integrated members of the ward teams so you will be expected to work shift patterns to include early and late shifts over a 7 day period allowances are payable and will be included into the ward shift numbers for a proportion of your week. Each of our acute wards has a full time Band 6 and Band 5 occupational Therapist. As a senior member of the ward team you will assist the ward manager inthe provision of clinical leadership and be a positive clinical role model to the ward team and lead in the provision of excellent quality evidence-based occupational therapy for service users. You must be an occupational therapist with substantial Band 5 experience and experience within acute adult care. Interview date is 06/12/2017 For further details / informal visits contact: Taryn Volante, 07812260801 View full job description
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