Senior Occupational Therapist MAT Cover - England North
Based at our hub in England North, Greater Manchester - hybrid working
Status: Fixed-term for 10 months (maternity cover, January 2024 - October 2024)
Salary: Band 6, £35,973 - £43, 457, per annum, dependent on experience
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Are you passionate about Occupational Therapy
Are you a dynamic, professional, enthusiastic Occupational Therapist, with a passion for working in a trauma service. Are you ready to take the next step in your career.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy Team as a permanent staff member. This role provides the opportunity to work autonomously as a valued member of an interdisciplinary team and be part of a National Occupational Therapy service.
We provide a Comprehensive Induction, individual and peer supervision, protected CPD time and Reflective Practice
Combat Stress is the UK’s leading mental health charity for veterans. For over a century we’ve been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today we provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service. We provide a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.
About the role:
The Occupational Therapy team at Combat Stress are passionate about ‘What matters to veterans’’.
As an Occupational Therapist within Combat Stress, you will be responsible for empowering veterans to engage fully in meaningful occupations. This will be achieved through comprehensive clinical assessment and clinical formulation in collaboration with the veteran, through evidence-based interventions.
As a member of the occupational therapy team you will:
- Be part of a unique and cutting-edge service that is truly interdisciplinary and influence occupational therapy input with this unique client group.
- Add to the research and evidence-base of occupational therapy with veterans as part of a funded research project to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of occupational therapy with veterans.
- Practice occupational therapy in its truest form and deliver unique occupational therapy interventions – rebuilding veterans’ lives.
This role is subject to a DBS check.
What we offer:
You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.
• 27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays. After 5 years continuous service, this will increase to 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and after 10 years continuous service, this will increase to 33 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
• Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
• Discount shopping vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible working
• Access to Blue Light Card scheme
• Death in Service Scheme
Plus many more.
How to apply:
To apply, send an up to date CV and covering letter to email@example.com
For further information about the role please contact Leona Boyle Lead Occupational Therapist – Leona.Boyle@combatstress.org.uk
Closing date: 27 October 2023
Interview date: Week commencing 13 November 2023 (TBC)
Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early, should we receive a sufficient amount of applicants
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