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Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapy

Band 4

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
30 hours per week
Job ref
419-1273178-APOT-OHC
Site
Bridlington Hospital
Town
Bridlington
Salary
£20,150 - £23,363 pro rata
Closing
21/10/2018 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Band 4 Therapy Assistant who is ready for a new challenge.

This role will involve working with patients in Orthopaedic pre operative assessment clinics, advising on individual needs and visiting patients in their own homes. You will be responsible for equipment advice and safety at home following Orthopaedic joint surgery.

You will have the ability to work single handed with individuals and deliver talks to groups.

You will also work closely with registered Occupational Therapists and occasionally with Physiotherapists in individual treatment sessions, with patients on the Rehabilitation Ward. Providing practical training to other members of staff will be a part of this role.

You will have NVQ 3 or equivalent and a foundation degree in a relevant health care discipline is desirable. Experience of working as a band 3 therapy assistant is essential as is good communication skills and practical decision making.

The ability to transport yourself and equipment across the locality during the course of a normal working day is required for this vacancy.

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Applicant requirements

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

Deborah Iordache 

AHP Team Manager for Bridlington Hospital

Email address: deborah.iordache@york.nhs.uk

Tel: 01262 423224


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