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Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Fountain Way

Job details
Posting date: 24 June 2024
Salary: £35,392.00 to £42,618.00 per year
Additional salary information: £35392.00 - £42618.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 08 July 2024
Location: Salisbury, SP2 7FD
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Contract
Job reference: C9342-24-0802


Clinical PracticeTo carry out clinical practice within designated clinical areas ensuring that high quality evidence based occupational therapy assessment, treatment planning, interventions and evaluations for service users are provided. To complete comprehensive person centredassessments of occupation needs To develop and Implement appropriate intervention strategies To evaluate the effectiveness of therapy provided To implement research based practice. To work in collaboration with MDT staff To work within CPA framework and approach To provide leadership to junior, unqualified staff and students. To undertake risk assessment and develop risk management strategies for individual service users; To undertake risk assessment and develop risk managementstrategies for groups and a variety of activities. To apply clinical reasoning and justification in designing appropriate group programmes and protocols. To demonstrate working knowledge of the key elements of relevant mental health legislation. To apply a high level of understanding of the effect of disability and provide training and advice on lifestyle changes and adaptations to the service users social and physical environment. Education and Health Promotion To use own skills, knowledge and resources to provide learning opportunities for staff and promote positive attitudes towards mental health, this will include:- To be responsible for the supervision and written assessment of OTstudents on practice placement within the Trust. To support the provision of an appropriate learning environment for students novice practitioners and new team members as directed. Continuing Professional Development Objective To maintain and develop professional knowledge skills and expertise to ensure that therapy reflects best practice remains evidence based, is current and responsive to meet changing service user and NHS needs to include: To abide by the Code of Ethics and professional conduct for OccupationalTherapists and HCPC standards. To take responsibility for post registration education and for continuingprofessional development as outlined in HCPC standards. To receive clinical/professional supervision in accordance with Trustsupervision policy. To access management support from the posts line manager. Service Overview and Planning To contribute to the development and planning of services specific to the posts designated areas. This will include: Contribute to the planning and development of clinical services, includingthe review of team establishments, grade mix and skill mix and to beactively involved in the recruitment, selection and interviewing process. To have a say in clinical policy development and clinical governancefunctions, working collaboratively. Finance and Workforce To play a role in making best use of available workforce and material resources and contributing to provision of best therapy possible. To follow the Trust and Service Policies relating to the security of the building/clients, to ensure safe practice and protection of clients, staff, visitors and members of the general public, this will include: To play a part in the service provision that is both safe and therapeutic within span of knowledge. To coordinate the day-to-day activities of junior staff and students whereapplicable. To be responsible for maintaining resources and delivering a service withinfinancial constraints. To provide people management function to identify staff for the designated areas, including the development and implementation of regular appraisal and performance management systems. To maintain accurate records. Record Keeping and Administration To maintain high standards of record keeping and associated administration in accordance with AWP Trust Policy and local joint arrangements and professional guidelines, this will include: The upkeep of contemporaneous, chronological and accurate mental health records in accordance with relevant COT Guidelines and Trust Policy. To ensure timely recording of all data required by the Trust Practice Development and Clinical Audit To contribute to practice development activity and evidenced based mental health occupational therapy this will include: To take part in Trust LDU audits as required. To broaden research and development skills through participation inlocal/trust/national audit and research projects. Communications and Working Relationships To form professional relationships with clients and communicate with them in a way that respects their views, autonomy and culture. To form working relationships with the following:Multidisciplinary TeamVisitorsCarers and familyStaff from other areas and TrustsPartnership OrganisationsCPA Co-ordinatorsVoluntary third sector organisations