Summary of the job roleWe are the largest provider of NHS services across the County of Cumbria. Around 3500 staff operate 60 community and mental health services from over 20 main sites and many other premises shared with other health or community services such as GP surgeries. In any one year we see around one fifth of the population providing health care services to people in Cumbria, from newborn babies to care of the frail and elderly. Our services are organised into care groups, designed to put clinicians in control of decision making with patients and carers so that services are run by experts in the clinical area. INTERNAL ONLY TO CUMBRIA PARTNERSHIP FOUNDATION TRUST OR NORTH CUMBRIA UNVERSITY HOSPITALS TRUST EMPLOYEES An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults in Furness who are looking for an Occupational Therapist to become part of their team. The post will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work within a modern, evidence based team focusing on delivering services for people with dementia and their carers, as well as providing services to people with age-related mental health needs. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach and should be enthusiastic, conscientious in their approach to work and able to deliver positive relationships with colleagues. For further information please contact Claire Kaye, Team Leader on 01229 404365 or e-mail ( Email address removed ) The Trust will provide a twelve month preceptorship period for all newly registered healthcare professionals. Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period. As part of our plans to strengthen the quality of mental health, learning disability and CAMHS services we are able to offer to patients in Cumbria, we are planning to transfer services in north Cumbria to Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) and services in south Cumbria to Lancashire Care Foundation Trust (LCFT) on 1st October 2019 subject to final approval. This therefore means that if you are appointed to this post, your employment will transfer from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to NTW or LCFT, but you will retain your current terms and conditions (including pay). More information on the transfer can be found on our staff website. Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information. If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered. The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post: Standard Check: £26 Administration cost of £4.20 deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months. Enhanced Check: £44 administration cost of £4.20 £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months. As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits. A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable. 27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years Flexible working Scheme Excellent opportunities for development Competitive NHS Pension scheme Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems These schemes are subject to availability Important Information Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their NHS jobs account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date. 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