Band 6 Community Occupational Therapist

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fabulous Band 6 Occupational Therapist within Mental Health Services for Older People!

1 x Part-Time Band 6 Occupational Therapist

(22.5 hours per week, days to be discussed at interview)

Based at Melton, Rutland & Market Harborough CMHT, at Melton Hospital.

Are you motivated, organised and above all have the passion and drive to have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of patients with a Mental Health condition aged over 65? If so, we are looking for you!

Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) has Occupational Therapists working within In-Patients on designated Organic and Functional Mental Health Wards, within Community Mental Health Teams throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the In-Reach Team a specialist service providing support to patients with Mental Health conditions in Community Hospitals and Care-Homes and our City Mental Health Integrated Care Service.

You will be working not only as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team but a wider Occupational Therapy Team too, the Occupational Therapy Service offers opportunities for induction and in-service training, holds a monthly Peer Support Group and a MHSOP Occupational Therapy Service-wide Professional Development Forum. We are committed to evidence based practice and use the MOHO Framework to inform assessment and intervention.

You will be working with patients to promote their independence, maintain skills and reduce the impact of occupational deprivation, our patient group will often have co-existing physical and mental health conditions, making our work varied and at times challenging, but above all extremely rewarding.

If this post is of interest, please have a look at the attached Job Description and Person Specification, if you require further information or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please feel free to contact:Emma Arthur – MHSOP Community Occupational Therapy Service Leademma.arthur@leicspart.nhs.uk (please,no recruitment agencies)

We ask that you are able to use your own car for work, as dependence on public transport is not suitable for this role.

Reference: 40911159

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