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Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Community Mental health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Newmarket Community Hospital
Newmarket Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 gross per annum
28/01/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Occupational Therapist who has desire to work with service users with complex Mental Health issues in Older People's Services, Later Life.  We can offer you a role within a busy multidisciplinary team and give you the opportunity to further develop your skills and career as an Occupational Therapist.  You will have a personal development plan, opportunities to undertake further training in the field of Organic and Functional Mental illness and receive clinical and managerial supervision.

We see families and carers as essential partners of the care planning delivery. We would be very happy for you to come and visit our team so we can answer any queries you may have about the role. You will see at first hand what we are all about, including our commitment to deliver a high quality of service, our culture and values.  We need someone like you?.

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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

Manuel Regueira clinical team manager on 01638558650 or email on

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137