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Occupational Therapy Technician

Band 3

Main area
Bromley IR&C
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
277-3397848-JB-A
Site
Green Parks House, Princess Royal University Hospital,
Town
Orpington, Kent,
Salary
£24,228 - £25,675 pa inc
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/09/2021 23:59

 

 

Occupational Therapy Technician, Band 3

Permanent

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the OT Department and part of a multi-disciplinary ward team. The post holder will work across the Acute Working Age Wards. The OT team is a friendly and supportive team and we welcome new staff and the ideas and skills they bring.

The post holder will work with and under supervision of the OT and contribute to the development and delivery of occupational therapy interventions and team interventions.

The post involves a mix of opportunities including:

  • Group interventions such as: creative activities, fitness activities, healthy and wellbeing, music, gardening, relaxation.
  • 1:1 interventions to build functional and social skills; structure a routine and making links into the community.
  • Promoting social inclusion and community connections

There is an active CPD programme which includes regular professional supervision and appraisals and opportunities to be involved in quality improvement projects. Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust operates over 3 London Boroughs and Kent, including child and adolescent, adult and older adult mental health, forensics and community health. Therefore, there are opportunities for a broad range of career development.

This post is based at Green Parks House, an acute mental health in-patient unit serving the London Borough of Bromley. 

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Rachel Davies, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist: rachel.davies70@nhs.net or 01689 880127

Donve Thompson-Boy, Lead Occupational Therapist: Donve.Thompson-Boy@nhs.net