Team Leader (OT)

Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful Community Mental Health Service for Older People (Swale CMHSOP). We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the well-being of older people with mental health needs and keen to develop and hone skills which will truly enhance and revitalise professional practice.

This role demands a clear focus on professional clinical leadership and offers a 6 month secondment

You will be supported to recruit, organise, coordinate, monitor and manage an identified professional staff group to maintain the locality service at the required level and standard. This will include supervision, appraisal, incident investigation and investigations into grievances and disciplinary matters. You will ensure, enhance and maintain quality management systems in situ to deliver the expectation of high performance and quality patient outcomes.

In order to be considered for this post you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

• Minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in Mental Health

• Advanced supervisory and appraisal skills

• Advanced clinical experience and knowledge

• Experience of liaising with a variety of stakeholders

• Planning and decision making skills

•Good knowledge of clinical governance and how you can contribute towards this

• Advanced communication skills

• Leadership skills - ability to guide and motivate others in clinical aspects and through periods of change

• Example of contribution to service development.

If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.

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 Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff.

Probation Period. New employees external to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust are subject to a six month probationary peri

Ref: 380GM217

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