Bank Band 5 Occupational Therapist (generic)

PERSON SPECIFICATION                                    POST: Bank Band 5 Occupational Therapist (generic)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

REQUIREMENTS

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Essential

Desirable

Education/Qualifications

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Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy

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Current HCPC registration

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Completed and passed Preceptorship

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Membership of BAOT/COT

 

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Other relevant training i.e. AMPS, MOHOST

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Health and Safety Training i.e. Fire, Patient Handling, Food Hygiene, Infection Control, Management of Violence

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Evidence of Continual Professional Development

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Experience

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Post qualification experience working with people with mental health problems

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Relevant Service Area Experience e.g. community work, Learning Difficulties, Dementia, cognitive disabilities etc,physical disabilities as required

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Experience of multidisciplinary work

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Experience of working in various mental health/ learning Difficulties settings e.g In-Patients/ Day Services / Community

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Experience of using relevant Standardised Assessments

 

 

 

Experience working with carers and family

 

 

 

Experience working with support staff/ Activity workers or Volunteers

 

 

Skills

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Efficient communication skills, verbal and written

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Demonstrate independent problem solving skills.

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Relevant supervision skills

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Relevant It skills – Rio, word processing, email etc

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Abilities

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Ability to present clear & accessible reports on work carried out.

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Ability to manage challenging patients

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Knowledge

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Knowledge of O.T. core skills.

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An understanding of equal opportunities policy and its application to work setting

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Knowledge of current legislation in Mental Health and Social Care

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Knowledge of the local area

 

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SM Oct 2013

28/10/2019
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