- Band 5
- 37.5 hours per week
- £23,023 - £29,608 per annum
- 21/11/2018 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.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with experience of working within an acute hospital setting, who would like to further develop Occupational Therapy clinical skills in a variety of acute and community rotations.
The post holder will have a sound understanding of the occupational therapy process and its implementation in a clinical environment. They will be required to work closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team in order to deliver the highest possible care to our patients.
There is also opportunity to work closely with outside agencies such as social care, the voluntary sector and private providers. There are excellent training and development opportunities within the Trust, and a comprehensive preceptorship programme in place, specifically designed for occupational therapy. There is also opportunity to work closely with experienced clinical specialists in order to develop a range of skills and competences. The successful candidate will also have opportunity to contribute to the service improvement agenda by participating in relevant projects and clinical audits.
It is also expected that the post holder will actively participate in, and support the supervision and clinical development of assistants and students. The successful candidate will have a degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy, and be registered with HCPC, with documented evidence of continuing professional development (CPD). The ability to transport yourself and equipment across the locality during the course of a normal working day is required.
Interested candidates are encouraged to get in touch to find out more.
It's not just the area that's a great draw, as well: as a member of our team, you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).
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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