Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Job ref
L7F9 L7074 ATT West Lancs (25-65)
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
05/03/2018 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join the Adult Mental Health Occupational Therapy Team at West Lancs Access and Treatment Team (formerly known as The Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team). This role will involve working within a multidisciplinary team within the adult acute setting for service users experiencing mental health problems requiring home treatment. Home treatment can be provided for a period of up to 3 months as an alternative to hospital admission.    


The successful candidate will provide Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions to service users within the community to support recovery. The post holder may also undertake supervision of junior staff and assist in local developments related to the occupational therapy services locally and across the foot print of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.


We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic about working within adult mental health and is compassionate within their approach. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and enjoy working within varied environments. The post holder will be fully supported under the supervision of a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist.  The successful candidate will also have access to Occupational Therapy peer support, best practice forums and training development initiatives in line with our trusts expanding clinical fields. Flexible working hours will also be considered to support the successful candidate within this role.   If you have these qualities and wish to work within a supportive team who strive to achieve high standards in Occupational Therapy please apply.

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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

Philip Bradley - 01772 773525

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01772 401020