- Occupational Therapy
- Band 6
- Full time 37.5 hours per week
- Oasis House
- Harold Wood, Romford
- £28,050 - £36,644 pa (plus HCAS)
- 27/01/2019 23:59
Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.
NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.
We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.
We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.
An exciting opportunity to influence and contribute to the future development of Havering Access Assessment and Brief Intervention Team (HAABIT) in NELFT.
We are looking to recruit a highly skilled, motivated and committed Practitioner to join our dynamic team at this challenging and exciting time. You will be a registered Occupational Therapist with mental health experience, possess an understanding of how multidisciplinary teams need to function and be passionate about delivering quality service.
It is important that the successful candidate is experienced and has a good knowledge of working with young adults, their carers and families. Also that they have an interest in developing and promoting evidence based practice within the team and setting high standards for service delivery.
The right person will be expected to support the team in ensuring service delivery is maintained on a day to day basis and that it is delivered to a high standard of clinical care which is needs led. The post holder will ensure NHS and Trust policy, procedures and guidance are carried out as routine practice, and will work efficiently and constructively with key partner organisations and colleagues.
The post is full time, offering excellent opportunities to develop special professional interests; share expertise and work closely with colleagues. Specialist training, good support and partnership working is offered. We have close working relationships with multi-agency partners such as Perinatal and CAMHS services.
The team operational working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, although some flexibility may be needed, a car driver would be desirable but not essential for the role.
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).
Priority Post – Assessment/Interview info
At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.
High Cost Area Supplement - London
This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,659 to a maximum of £4,664).
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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03003001570 Option 2
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