Occupational Therapist
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Horsham, GB
1d ago

We’re a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We’re looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated.

You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

We are delighted to offer a new Band 6 Occupational Therapist in North-West Sussex CAMHS based at New Park House. The successful applicant to this 30hr substantive post, will be a fully integrated member of the locality team and join a thriving community of multi-disciplinary practitioners committed to developing high-quality services for young people and families.

What we can offer :

  • Regular Professional supervision
  • Access to a wide range of Training and CPD opportunities including; A programme of AHP specific trainingQuarterly Occupational Therapy CAMHS CPD HubsCommunities of Practice (AMPS and Sensory Strategies)
  • The opportunity to participate in a range Quality Improvement work and service innovations
  • Varied leadership and development opportunities
  • This is an excellent time for Occupational Therapists to be joining Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as we have just launched our first AHP Strategy

    West Sussex CAMHS services build on CYP-IAPT learning and the 'deliver with and deliver well' programme. This is sustained through our collaborative work with users of our services who help shape continuing service transformation with their lived experience.

    As one of the largest providers of children and young people's mental health services, our Care Delivery Service (CDS) provides care across West & East Sussex, Brighton and Hove and Hampshire.

    Supported by our Clinical Academic Groups (CAGs), we work to put research, innovation and learning into practice. We offer a career, not just a job, in a team and a Trust committed to delivering the best possible care to the community and to supporting the wellbeing of our staff, who are our greatest asset.

    A job-share will be considered.

    We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

    In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

    Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers.

    The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

    It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

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