Occupational Therapist- JAMI (ACTIVELY RECRUITING)
- Sector: Medical
- Salary: £24,000-£26,500
You will be working as part of a newly formed community team, creating links with primary care and voluntary sector organisations to support people. You will carry out initial assessments and short-term interventions enabling people to identify their needs and goals.
• To work as a member of the multi skilled community team providing support to members of the Jewish community experiencing issues with their mental health.
• To manage a 1:1 caseload.
• To support people on their recovery journey enabling them to identify their goals and work towards them.
• To work as part of a multi skilled team to deliver a recovery focussed mental health community service.
• To liaise with statutory and non-statutory support organisations and signpost where appropriate
• To carry out duties which may not be routine
All criteria is essential unless stated as desirable
Training and Qualifications
• Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy (or evidence that this qualification is soon to be awarded)
• Registered with HCPC and BAOT (or evidence that registration is soon to be completed)
• Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards
Knowledge and Experience
• Experience of working with people with mental health problems
• Initial assessment skills
• Risk assessment and risk management skills
• Working knowledge of Recovery principles and values
• An understanding of service user involvement
• An in-depth understanding of Occupational Therapy theory and models of practice.
• Ability to help clients develop and maintain living skills, with support from the multi skilled team.
• An understanding of the needs and difficulties of people who experience mental health problems.
• Local knowledge of community resources and facilities
• Experience and knowledge of the Jewish community
• Working in a complex and changing environment
• Ability to gather, analyse and interpret data
• Lived experience of mental illness
• Ability to develop practical solutions to problems that may arise.
• Ability to interact with staff of all disciplines and work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Ability to form good working relations with professionals from other agencies
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Formal presentation skills
• Self-awareness & self-development
• Professional integrity
• Time management skills
• Ability to manage personal stress
For more information and to apply please contact email@example.com
Closing date for applications Sunday 23rd February
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 9th March