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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
AHP Palliative Therapy
Band 6
Fixed Term - up to 1 year to cover Maternity Leave
27 hours per week
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£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata
22/01/2019 23:59

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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.


Hours: 27 hours per week

Contract Type : Fixed Term - up to 1 year to cover Maternity Leave

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our supportive team working with the palliative therapy team in the York areas. The caseload will include supporting a diverse range of patients in the community 

You will join a supportive and patient centred team which has a strong commitment to support patients, families and carers. The role will be supported by a Band 7 Advanced Clinical Specialist therapist in palliative care The role will include opportunities for personal development as well as supporting other members of the team. We encourage contribution to in-service training, audit and service improvement initiatives.

The team works over 5 days a week and the post is currently based in South York.

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

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to get in touch and find out more about the service and role.

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Applicant requirements

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

Catherine Speechley


Tel: 07930312097





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