Charity / Voluntary, Early Years / Children & Youth, Health / Nursing, Medical, Operations, Social Care
This not-for-profit mental health service is looking for an occupational therapist, experienced in working with young people in a mental health setting to join their growing team.
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Salary: £29,180 – £33,706 (dependent on experience – NHS Band 5 – 6 equivalent).
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week (job share considered).
Reporting to: Lead Therapist, Catherine Gray.
Based at: Home and mobile in Norfolk across Breckland, Broadland, South and West Norfolk.
Annual Leave: 33 days including bank holidays (pro rata).
Contract: 1 year fixed term (with potential to extend, subject to additional funding).
About The Organisation
The Wellness and Therapy Services is a not-for-profit mental health service. They provide mental health interventions and wellness sessions to young people and adults.
This team of people have a desire to shake up how therapy is delivered – taking it out of sterile clinic spaces and into the community. Throwing away generic worksheets and PowerPoints to put meaningful occupation and living our lives to the fullest at the centre of care.
The team has a mix of experienced clinicians in occupational therapy and EMDR therapy, peer support workers and occupational therapy assistants.
You will be working 1-2-1 with young people aged 11-25 and have the opportunity to run outdoor occupational therapy groups, community workshops and facilitate training.
The organisation is offering additional training such as EMDR, DBT, CFT, ACT, CBT as part of this post to develop your skills and area of clinical interest.
This role is part funded by Norfolk Community Foundation through the Children & Young People Community Mental Health Support Fund. This funding has been made available by NHS Norfolk & Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group to improve access to care and support in the community for children and young people in Norfolk and Waveney who have a mental health need and may experience health access inequalities.
Closing Date: 9th October 2022
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