Senior Occupational Therapist

Dartford, Kent, England
DA1 1JW
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The senior occupational therapist is an experienced occupational therapist within the multi disciplinary care team.

To identify, develop and provide the Occupational Therapy contribution within the multi-disciplinary service in accordance with the needs of service users and the requirements of the service.

To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate therapeutic interventions for identified service users.

To manage a defined caseload of service users with occupational needs using evidence based, service user centred, hope and recovery, health promotion and relapse prevention orientated principles and practice.

To provide supervision to designated junior staff and students.

  • To ensure assessment of service users and analyse and interpret information gained to form an accurate formulation of function, strengths, capabilities and occupational needs.
  • To work collaboratively with service users, staff, and carers to identify goals to determine and deliver an appropriate intervention/recovery plan which maximises occupational engagement and performance whilst balancing risk, and promoting choice and independence.
  • To monitor, evaluate and modify therapeutic interventions in order to measure progress and increase efficacy for the best possible service user outcomes and experience.
  • To act as an experienced clinician supporting best practice in line with NICE guidance and professional standards
  • To demonstrate clinical leadership skills through the management of dedicated projects and approved quality improvement initiatives

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria
  • Diploma / Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of Post Grad training and CPD


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Significant amount of experience working in mental health
  • MDT working
  • Supervision of Staff
  • Groupwork

Desirable criteria
  • Experience working in forensic mental health
  • Experience of Audit / Evaluations


KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Knowledge of MOHO
  • Client Centred Practice

Desirable criteria
  • Link between MH problems and offending behaviour
  • Current evidence base for forensic care


SkillsEssential criteria
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Leadership Skills
  • Ability to reflect on practice

Desirable criteria
  • Teaching Skills


Personal QualitiesEssential criteria
  • Good organisational skills

Desirable criteria
  • Innovative working practices


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership

Ref: JD324A

Job Details

Senior Occupational Therapist

Dartford, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
19 Aug 2021

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