BHSC (OT) /Dip COT.
At least two years post graduate mental health work experience with CAMHS/Eating Disorders.
To demonstrate and apply a highly skilled level of clinical and professional supervision. (Utilising a variety of techniques underpinned by a variety of models and experience).
To have completed all education required of a Professional Lead OT.
Maintain up-to-date specific professional, legal and technical standards of practice in accordance with professional codes of conduct.
To demonstrate a complex level of Mental Health practice and contribute to the sharing of this within your team.
To demonstrate a high working knowledge of CPA and promote best practice within your own team.
To demonstrate a high level of skill in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating treatment for patients.
To know, maintain and constantly strive to improve, all standards of care within the hospital.
To be conversant with the role in terms of carrying out the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 as well as assisting in the education of other staff in relation to this.
To demonstrate skills in co-ordinating a team and allocating resources responding to need.
To demonstrate a complex level of use of Occupational Therapy core skills with patients.
Building a collaborative relationship with Patients that will promote reflection, autonomy and engagement in the therapeutic process.
Assessing and observing functional potential, limitations, ability and needs, including the effects of physical and psychosocial environments.
Enabling Patients to explore, achieve and maintain balance in their activities of daily living in the areas of personal care, domestic, leisure and productive activities.
Identifying and solving complex occupational performance problems.
Using activities to promote health, well-being and function by analysing, selecting, synthesising, adapting, grading and applying activities for specific therapeutic purposes.
Planning, organising and leading activity groups.
Analysing and adapting environments to increase function and social participation.
To understand and use appropriately positive risk taking to maximise therapeutic potential.
Comprehensive understanding of the use of group work as a therapeutic medium.