Practice Development Lead Occupational Therapist

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Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: October 21, 2019
Job Description

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An exciting opportunity has arisen in our adult mental health services for an experienced OT with excellent clinical skills and proven leadership. If you are passionate about the role occupation has in mental health recovery and want an opportunity to contribute to developing an effective OT pathway from inpatient services to community, we want to hear from you.

The post is a vital part of the leadership team for our adult inpatient services and crisis assessment unit. The successful candidate will provide professional leadership to ensure an effective and high quality OT service is provided that promotes recovery for service users. Alongside this, you will play a key role in the quality improvements and innovations. As practice development lead OT you will be part of a wider practice development team, focused on improving quality and supporting staff development across the care group. Working with operational managers, clinical and professional leads, a priority will be to review the model of OT provision in the inpatient services to ensure effective and efficient use of resources as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.

You will join services as a new model of community mental health services is being delivered. This is an exciting time; you will support developing the OT pathway into these services and have the opportunity to work with new and innovative services e.g. recovery college.

Excellent management and clinical support will be provided. You will be supported by the Professional Lead for AHPs and have access to a strong AHP network in the trust.
**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via trac.jobs & the Trust’s Resourcing Team**

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LYPFT is committed to upholding its’ statutory responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults and children. Please refer to job description for further information.

LYPFT is a member of the Disability Confident scheme and is committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process.

Please be advised that NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application and ensure that you apply through the restricted jobs part of your NHS Jobs account.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are recieved. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us.
The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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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