Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Band 6 Occupational Therapist

NHS Professionals | Folkestone, Kent, CT20, GB
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 7 days ago

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* *Job Title: *Occupational Therapist

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* *Grade: *Band 6
* *Trust: *Kent and Medway Trust
* *Ward: *Shepway Community Mental Health Team for Older People.
* *Location: *Folkestone Health Care, CT20 1JY
* *Hours: *Full time and Part time considered.
*There has never been a more important time to provide high quality, specialist care to support patients and their families. Be a part of something incredible!*
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join Kent and Medway’s, Shepway Community Mental Health Team for Older People (CMHSOP).
As an Occupational Therapist at CMHSOP, you will me working alongside patients who have reached older age and experiencing mental health difficulties such as depression, psychosis, and complex emotional needs, as well as, offering specialist help for people with a dementia diagnosis. This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop organisational skills and clinical confident. You will have caseload of community-based patients which involves monitoring and assessment of mental health, risks, and co-ordinating treatment plans.
Kent and Medway provide a wide range of mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county. As an employee of Kent and Medway and the NHS, you’ll be entitled to a wide range of perks and benefits. Plus, Kent and Medway understand that to provide the best care to patients, it is important your health and wellbeing is looked after too with counselling, financial, legal and health and wellbeing services available to you!
To be successful in applying for this role you will need:
- Degree in Occupational Therapy.
- HCPC Registration.
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
Should you be successful, you will be required to carry a clinical caseload of patients with a wide variety of conditions, ensuring that patients benefit from high quality, evidence-based interventions, which you will deliver and record according to professional standards and legal requirements.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary contract
Contract length: 3/6 months
Part-time hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: From £17.24 per hour
* Monday to Friday
* HCPC (required)
Work Location: One location
Reference ID: 51578