Band 6 Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
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£28,050-£36,644 pa,pr
22/07/2018 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.

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


Job title: Occupational Therapist – Rotational

Location: SDGH/ODGH

Salary: £28,050-£36,644 pa

Job Type: Permanent

Staff Group: AHP

Pay Band: Band 6

Working Pattern: 37.5 hrs which may include flexible (weekend and extended days) working.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a progressive NHS Trust. It is committed to providing and developing innovative high quality services to the communities that it serves.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a motivated Occupational Therapist to join our Rotational Occupational Therapy Service at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. We recognize the importance of offering choice and variety to therapists in order that they can develop and gain new skills. We can offer 6 monthly rotations in the following areas:

-Spinal Therapy

-Queenscourt Hospice

-Medicine and Surgery

-Orthopaedics (Trauma)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist with relevant working experience, particularly in medicine and surgery and orthopaedics. The successful applicant will join well-established and supportive teams with a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary working and some teams also work across 7 days.

We work in partnership with our colleagues in primary care and social services to strive to promote a seamless transfer of care to the community.

Applicants need to demonstrate how they meet the essential and desirable criteria in their application form as we use this to short list. Visits into the community are also part of the role so the ability to fulfil the travel requirements of the post is essential.

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 in line with our supervision guideline

• Appraisal with 6 month review

Date Advertised - 10th July 2018

Date Advert Close - 22nd July 2018

Date Shortlisting to commence - TBC

Date of Interviews - TBC

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable
adult's disclosure)

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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 an informal discussion or visit contact Meg Langley Team Leader for Medicine and Surgery on 01704 704071or Heather Duff Clinical Therapy Manager on 01704 704892. 

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4455