Occupational Therapist

Maidstone, Kent, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 Nov 2019
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

It's an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2019!

The Forensic Mental Health services specialise in the assessment and treatment of offenders with mental health conditions, serving the community of Kent and Medway. The medium secure service provides 65 inpatient beds for both men and women.

Occupational Therapy staff are recognised as essential, core members of the multi-disciplinary team and as well as personal and clinical development opportunities, we offer regular supervision, preceptorship and support for CPD activities.

Would you like to be part of a forward thinking progressive service? Are you someone who enjoys using your core skills as an Occupational Therapist and are looking to consolidate your skills in mental health? We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist who has an interest in providing care to this group of patients.

The successful applicant will work as a member of the Occupational Therapy team providing care to service users in the in-patient setting. The main responsibilities include working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to manage a caseload of patients and offering OT assessments and interventions. You would help co-ordinate and deliver a programme of individual and group work as part of the OT service. There will be opportunities to develop programmes of activities according to need, and to work across a wide range of clinical areas including acute, rehabilitation and women's services. There will also be opportunities to deliver treatment programmes in conjunction with multi-disciplinary colleagues.

Interviews will be held at Trevor Gibbens Unit on 12/12/19.

This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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 NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 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 varietyof 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, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus. At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire

Ref: 380JD040

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