OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Donibristle Industrial Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
QUEEN MARGARET HOSPITAL, DUNFERMLINE
MENTAL HEALTH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
REF NO: FW535/12/17AC
SALARY: £22,440 - £29,034 PRO RATA
BAND 5 – HOURS: 18.75

An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably skilled and experienced Occupational Therapists to join the mental health Occupational Therapy service in Fife. The post is based within the adult mental health service working with people aged 18-65 predominantly within the acute assessment ward and community setting. You will also be responsible for managing a caseload of complex patients ensuring they receive specialist assessments from the National baseline assessment toolkit as well as evidence based interventions. You will be expected to work autonomously being able to manage and prioritise the many clinical and non clinical demands placed on them. They will also be responsible for the delegation and supervision of work to junior staff and Healthcare support workers. They will also be Practice Placement Educators and be responsible for the supervision of junior staff and students.

You will be responsible for supporting the band 6 and 7 Occupational Therapists in developing the service in line with national strategies and drivers.

You will have completed NES Flying start programme for new graduates and will have achieved the first gateway of the KSF process.

The mental health Occupational Therapy service is a Fife wide service and staff are expected to work across Fife and on different sites when required. NHS Fife is an award winning Mental Health Occupational Therapy service and is committed to personal development through the provision of protected CPD time, in service training and a comprehensive induction programme. This is supported by a College of Occupational Therapist endorsed clinical supervision training programme and the AHP Mental Health Advanced Practitioner Framework, all of which are recorded and reviewed through the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). We are looking for Occupational Therapists who will continue to build on the success and developments of the previous postholder and have experience of working within a mental health setting or with patients with mental health problems

For informal enquiries please contact Lynn Freeman, Head Occupational Therapist onor email: .

*Please note: All interview letters are now being sent by e-mail. Please ensure you include the correct e-mail address on your application and check your e-mail regularly including your spam folder.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018