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Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Croydon Directorate L2
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Woodland House
£28,050 -£36,644 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to further your career as an Occupational Therapist, this is the perfect chance for you

Joining a great team in a great facility, you can be part of the care pathways that make a difference to young people’s lives.

Discover more of what matters. Stretch your horizon.

  • Work in an inspiring facility: Kent and Medway Adolescent Unit in Staplehurst is a fantastic, modern inpatient facility supporting young people with a range of psychiatric disorders in a safe, stimulating environment.
  • Join a respected Trust: We’re part of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, one of the country’s largest and most respected mental health NHS trusts. A recent CQC Inspection rated the Trust’s CAMHS Inpatient Pathway as ‘good’, with this service’s good practice being highlighted. 
  • Be part of a great team: You’ll work alongside experienced nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, Family Therapists and Social Workers in a collaborative environment that embraces progressive thinking. We’ll encourage you to share ideas and follow them through into innovative practice.
  • As an occupational Therapist at KMAU you will:

  • Manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
  • Provide leadership for junior staff and students, through supervision and appraisal.
  • Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of OT / MDT services, holding responsibility for co-ordinating the therapeutic programme and defined projects.
  • Carry out MDT activities as identified.
  • Deputise for the Head OT covering ward and Team based duties in their absence.
  • The role will involve working extended hours to 8pm and the opportunity to work weekends.


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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Greenhead, Clinical Specialist Head Occupational Therapist - 020 3228 3200.

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