Rotational Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 5
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Cross site the post rotates 6 monthly
ODGH / SDGH / Community Sites
£21,909 - £28,462 Per Annum
02/04/2017 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Department: Community & Continued Care
Location: ODGH / SDGH / Community Sites
Job Type: Permanent Rotational
Working Pattern: 37.5 hrs which may include flexible (weekend and extended days) working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, adaptable Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the band 5 Occupational Therapy Rotation which is across Southport Hospital and Ormskirk Hospital Site.

Rotations are 6 monthly and include the following areas:-
- Medicine and Surgery
- Elective Orthopaedics
- Trauma Orthopaedics
- Spinal Injuries
- Stroke
- Rehabilitation ward

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain many skills working within a wide variety of clinical areas with experienced staff who will support the band 5's development.
The post holder must be able to fulfil the essential travel requirements of the post.

If you believe you have the skills that we are looking for and are ready for a challenge then we want to hear from you.

You must have:-
- Recognised Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
- HCPC Registered

We can offer you,
- Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
- Clinical supervision, Preceptorship and mentorship.
- Access to in-service training and training relevant to development needs (internal)
- Band 5 support group

No smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

For Further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Heather Duff, Clinical Therapy Manager on 01704 704940 or Caitlin Edwards, Clinical Therapy Manager on 07471218592

If you have problems applying, contact

01704 704203