OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Cupar
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
STRATHEDEN HOSPITAL, CUPAR
MENTAL HEALTH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICE
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
REF NO: FW960/04/19AC
SALARY: £30,401 – £38,046 PRO RATA
BAND 6 – HOURS: 30

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist to join the older adult mental health Occupational Therapy service in Fife. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of complex/highly complex patients experiencing mental health problems 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

You will also work alongside the clinical band 7 to ensure that all clinical systems and processes are of high quality which will involve delegation, monitoring and reviewing of clinical work and associated tasks to junior staff. You will also be responsible for supporting the band 7 service manager develop the service in line with national strategies and drivers. You will professionally supervise other occupational therapists and be fieldwork educators and provide supervision to students on placement in the service.

The mental health occupational therapy service is a fife wide service and staff are expected to work on all sites at times if there is a need or demand to do so. 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 TURAS system. We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who will continue to build on the success and developments of the previous postholder, ensuring the ongoing development of the adult mental health service and ensuring a quality, evidence based service is provided to people with mental health problems and their families/carers.

For informal enquiries please contact Lynn Dorman, Lead Occupational Therapist by email to or callA 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 do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 30TH APRIL 2019

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