We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people's lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.
We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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Pay plus inner London payment which is 20% per cent of basic salary.
Are you a registered Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge in a community setting? Come and join our friendly and well established multi-disciplinary team. This is an opportunity which will offer you the chance to develop your clinical and supervisory skills.
The Hammersmith and Fulham Recovery Team works with adults with mental health conditions to provide innovative and effective support and interventions. The team has recently moved into a Clinical Pathways' model for Psychosis, Complex Depression & Anxiety and Personality Disorder. The team work with service users and carers to help maximise independent functioning, focusing on discharge to less supportive accommodation and actively promoting recovery.
We are seeking a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our Community Occupational Therapy team. You will work alongside a Band 6 and Band 7 Occupational Therapist in Hammersmith. Your role will involve developing the Occupational Therapy service across the pathways and the provision of OT assessments and interventions in collaboration with the wider MDT. The Occupational Therapists' apply the Model of Human Occupation theory to their practise. Training in the Assessment of Motor and Processing skills (AMPS) is available.
The occupational therapists facilitate a number of groups as part of an integrated MDT group programme involving psychological therapies. We would be interested in any additional skills or innovative ideas that candidates can bring to further expand this aspect of the service. The role will particularly support service users' access to social inclusion opportunities as part of their recovery pathways. You will work closely with the inpatient team, Recovery college, Employment support, Peer support workers and local authority to facilitate effective interventions.
This role will offer an array of learning opportunities and will provide you will the opportunity to expand your experience and skills base. Training and development needs are also identified through preceptorship, appraisal and a well-developed supervision system is in place. We are looking to recruit a new team member who is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our service users and is passionate about Recovery and Mental Health.
This is an opportunity to work within an exciting and diverse area of central London. You will be based at the Claybrook centre in Hammersmith. The team working hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm and the trust offers flexible working.
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For further information please contact Louise Esposito, Senior Occupational Therapist on 0207 386 1275