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Occupational Therapist

Band 6

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Occupational Therapy
Band 6
Full Time / Part Time
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Rosanne House, Welwyn Garden City & Herts & Essex Hospital, Bishop Stortford
Watford, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage.
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata
27/03/2019 23:59

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust (HPFT) are looking for band 6 Occupational Therapists for 2 brand new roles.

One post is within the Integrated Care Team but working as a Mental Health OT based in Bishops Stortford. The Integrated Care Teams are a clinically integrated model of service which prevents inappropriate admission to hospital/ or supports service users holistic needs in their home. Referrals are accepted from primary care, ambulance service, A&E and secondary care. The role of the Mental Health Occupational Therapist in this integrated setting will be to provide specialist assessment and treatment of occupational functioning, ensuring that mental health needs are recognised and addressed.

The other new post band 6 post is dedicated to supporting care home staff to offer non-pharmacological support, alongside the established HPFT community teams and in conjunction with other agencies. The service will be flexible to the needs of the local care homes across the county. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new part of the service which will evolve and develop as the service becomes established.

Please see job descriptions for more details.

Full and part time opportunities available.

As an Occupational Therapist in HPFT you would:

Be part of an OT team, not a lone professional

Be part of MDTs that value and respect OT

All our OTs are line managed and supervised by experienced Specialist/Head Occupational Therapists

You would receive support and be part of an OT network across all the services. If you are new to the area or considering career progression – we can support you.

You would work autonomously and be able to use your creative skills.

You will be part of a developing and expanding service, where we can support your development with flexibility.

Car driver essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving)

At HPFT we also offer:

- Paid opportunities for OTs Returning to Practice after a break or for those wanting to expand their experience into a new field of practice.

- Flexible bank work for qualified and unqualified experienced staff.
- Opportunities for work experience for those considering OT as a career. - NHS accommodation may be available if required.

Full Time/Part Time Available

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Part Time 18.75 hours per week

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact


Any questions or would like to visit? Please contact Head OTs Emma Field 07584395033 or Caroline Finch 07798623534


Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Part Time 18.75 hours per week