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Clinical Occupational Therapist, Band 6

Job Description

Do you want to work for the best NHS organisation in the south of England?

We provide local NHS services in south London and Kent that take care of the whole person - body and mind. Oxleas is a great place to work.

In the National Staff Survey we had the best results in the south.




Full time, permanent

Come and join a dynamic, innovative and award winning Forensic Occupational Therapy service. We are seeking a Band 6 Clinical Occupational Therapist to contribute to The Bracton Centre Women’s Pathway.

The successful post holder will work as part of a small OT team with responsibility for a clinical caseload in the forensic service specialising in the Women’s Pathway. A comprehensive OT service is delivered to the forensic service with a focus on assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and evaluation of service users in both individual and group settings in line with the recovery model and the national social inclusion agenda.

In return you will be a highly valued member of the clinical multi-disciplinary team, involved in decision making for the clinic and OT team as well as supported in developing a wide range of specialist OT skills in this setting.

You will also be given the support and opportunity to participate in projects both within The Bracton Centre and the Trust to develop and enhance your portfolio.

The Bracton OT team have led on the Forensic Directorate Smoking Cessation Strategy, Wellbeing Strategy and Food Strategy to promote physical health in a forensic mental health setting and pioneered the 7 Day Therapies Programme for the service.

This year the Bracton OT team will also be leading on the development of a Forensic Recovery College in partnership with non-statutory organisations. Support, supervision and training will be provided by the experienced and well developed Bracton OT team who meet on a regular basis for daily handover and monthly team meetings.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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