- Occupational Therapy
- Band 6
- 37.5 hours per week
- 4 Greenland Road
- £31,878 to £42,046 pa inclusive of HCAS
- 23/02/2018 23:59
At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
We have 3 key priorities which are:
- Early and Effective Intervention
- Helping People to Live Well
- Research and Innovation
The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:
- We value each other
- We are empowered
- We keep things simple
- We are connected
By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.
An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Clinical Specialist -Occupational Therapist to join the Islington Early Intervention Service.
Islington EIS has been operational since 2003 and is one of the largest teams in the trust. The service aims to engage and treat service users experiencing a first episode of psychosis. A comprehensive assessment period is completed before offering up to 3 years treatment for appropriate clients. The team promotes a full symptomatic and social recovery, with an emphasis on assisting service users into valued education and occupation. The team has a strong research ethic.
Although the successful post holder will act as care co-ordinator for a defined group of clients, the service utilises a team approach and has a flexible multidisciplinary team structure. These posts ideally suit an OT with experience of supporting individuals (and their families) with psychotic illness in a community setting. The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop their leadership skills, supervise junior staff and will deputise for the Team Manager at times. Other development activities include peer support, regular supervision and participation in the EIS training programme.
Applicants are advised the selection process will comprise of a written test and interview.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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
Georgiana Smith, Team Manager
020 3317 6610
Rachel Busby Interim Service Manager
020 3317 6604
If you have problems applying, contact
- 0203 317 7191