Senior Occupational Therapist, Rotherham

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-03-23
ID #1895677096
Senior Occupational Therapist, Rotherham
United Kingdom, South Yorkshire, Rotherham,
Modified October 24, 2023


Employer heading Senior Occupational Therapist Band 6 Job overview We have opportunities for Band 6 Community Occupational Therapists (or Band 5 Occupational Therapists with sufficient skills and experience to commence a programme of development into the Band 6 role) in our Rotherham older people's community mental health team.These posts are for OTs with a passion for working in these specialisms and our friendly team is ready to welcome practitioners who have a positive outlook and the skills, resourcefulness and experience for the roles. The work is important and rewarding, with a focus on rehabilitation, recovery and empowerment, helping people to achieve the best possible outcomes and well-being through collaboration, and family/carer involvement.Using occupation as the foundation for your work and as a basis for bringing value and purpose to people's lives, you will contribute to the delivery of assessments, individualised interventions and therapy/care planning as part of an effective and supportive integrated multi-disciplinary team.The friendly teams include nursing, psychological therapies, medical staff and others and you will have the opportunity to develop and enhance the OT service in the settings and within wider service pathways. Postholders will be supported by regular supervision and ongoing CPD opportunities. Main duties of the job You will use a person-centred, compassionate and evidenced based approach to working with people who often have complex mental health, cognitive and physical health needs.You will work with clients, carers and care implementing the Occupational Therapy process;, planning and implementing client-centred interventions to achieve occupational and other therapeutic goals.You will apply skills in a range of occupational therapy and other approaches pertinent to the client group and setting, including psychosocial and psychological approaches. Assessment methods include the use of specialist Mental Health and Occupational Therapy assessment approaches and tools to support occupational formulation and MDT care planning.Working either full or part time, each post constitutes of the delivery of Occupational Therapy interventions alongside a % of time taking on the role of Care Co-ordinator/Lead Professional where appropriate.The Allied Health Professionals and occupational therapy network within the organisation is supportive, providing opportunities for collaboration and participation in development of practice and services and to build your own knowledge base and experience.The trust also encourages staff to be involved in wider integrated professional workstreams and development opportunities.We have strong links with local universities and provide regular practice placements for Occupational Therapy students. Working for our organisation Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) employ around 3700 talented colleagues who are very much appreciated, valued, and respected.We have a wide portfolio which includes mental health, physical health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services.We are passionate about enhancing the quality of our service and we work hard to attract and select the right colleagues for our organisation. Our goal is to employ those who share our passion for providing first class care while remaining committed to our vision and values.To find out more about working for RDaSH and the fantastic benefits we offer visit our website: Detailed job description and main responsibilities Please view the attached job description and person specification to view the full details about the role Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria Dip COT/BscHons OTHCPC Registration Further details / informal visits contact NameLiz CopleyJob titleConsultant Occupational TherapistEmail Telephone number03000 215777Additional informationFor further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact service manager(s) details and/ or Liz Copley, Consultant Occupational Therapist email

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior occupational therapist

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