Occupational Therapist

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and resilient Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our well-established team on a permanent basis

This post will be based at Northside House, a Male Low and Medium Secure Unit in Norwich, on Drayton Ward which is a Medium Secure Ward.

This is an exciting opportunity for an OT with a strong interest in mental health to join our team. Experience in mental health is beneficial however not essential. You will work with minimal supervision, be passionate, kind and proactive when developing all aspects of the OT Service.

You will be supported to further your knowledge and clinical experience in this area with guidance from an experienced Therapy Team. If you are newly qualified you will be supported to complete your preceptorship.

Any applicant should be prepared to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, service users, carers, relatives and external agencies in order to provide a holistic, cohesive, therapeutic environment and plan of care for all service users.


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interviews are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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If you have any questions about the role or wish to discuss further, please contact:

Tessa Prayel (Recovery and Vocational Lead) or Patrick Cox (Senior Occupational Therapist), Occupational Therapy and Fitness Team. .

Reference: 40883218

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