Occupational Therapist Band 6

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 6) Rehabilitation Tier 2

Based: Hawkesbury Lodge, 2A Grange Road, Coventry, CV66DT

Inpatient Mental Health Services. Full time, permanent position.

Hawkesbury Lodge is a 20 bedded male and female mental health rehabilitation unit, based in the community. It offers assessment and intervention services for people who have a severe and enduring mental health condition, generally following an acute episode of mental ill health and / or a period of Tier 1 rehabilitation. It is the second step in our Rehabilitation Pathway, and emphasises opportunity for individuals to develop their goals, skills and routines to enable them to move forward in their recovery journey. At the end of Tier 2 rehabilitation, individuals may move onto the next tier in our recovery pathway, straight into independent living or to an alternative appropriate and least restrictive setting.

The post holder will work full time over 5 days, and will be responsible for the clinical assessment, development, provision and evaluation of effective occupational therapy within this rehabilitation setting. The post will also involve group work, contribution to referral assessments, a contribution to the day to day running of the unit and the therapeutic environment, including the supervision of other staff.

This will be in close collaboration with the service users, rehabilitation and community multidisciplinary colleagues, based on the recovery model. The successful candidate will be welcomed as part of the multidisciplinary team, and be expected to participate in and support CPD opportunities, appraisal and supervision.

This is an opportunity for anybody interested in developing their occupational therapy and broader mental health recovery practice and skills, and who is motivated to shape and support collaborative service delivery.

Please note interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carlos Fernandez - Unit Manager - carlos.fernandez@covwarkpt.nhs.uk &

You can also contact Esther Evans on and based at Caludon Centre Room 59.

Reference: 40917840

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