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Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Spinal Outreach Team

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
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£28,050 - £36,644
18/01/2019 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.


Band 6 Occupational Therapist – North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre Outreach Team

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Spinal Integrated Care Team - Outreach

Southport & Community Site

Permanent Contract

37.5 hours  - may include working flexibly (weekend and extended days)

Pay Band: Band 6

Salary: £28,050-£36,644


Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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 and 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 Spinal Integrated Care Team (Outreach) at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be involved in working alongside an award-winning team as part of the Spinal Outreach service to patients undergoing comprehensive rehabilitation programmes. The multi-disciplinary Outreach team includes Medical & Nursing staff, Physiotherapists & Occupational Therapists, who work cohesively in both the hospital base and various community settings to help facilitate a smooth transition between hospital & home. 

Applicants must demonstrate within their supplementary information how they meet the essential and desirable criteria as we use this to short list.

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

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

We 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 review
• Opportunities to attend internal and external training linked with your personal development plan.

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred List


Date Advertised: 4th January 2019

Date Advert Close: 18th January 2019

Date of Interviews: TBC

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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 please contact Sr. Sandra McCarthy, Spinal Outreach Manager, or Sally Myers, Spinal Outreach Support Officer on 01704 704258

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454