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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Band 5 Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 Per Week
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£24,124 - £30,112 per annum
22/07/2019 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 5 Occupational Therapist - Spinal Therapy Team

Site Location - Southport & Ormskirk

Speciality - Urgent Care

Status of Contract - Permanent

Full-Time - 37.5 hours per week, which may include flexible working over 7 Days

Band 5

£24,124 - £30,112per annum

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.This makes it an ideal place to further develop your career as a physiotherapist.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to work in our 51 bedded North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre based at Southport District General Hospital.

The Therapy Team work closely with the wider MDT within the Centre to facilitate safe, seamless discharge through assessment, treatment and discharge planning with community colleagues, you would become an integral member of this team.

The Spinal Therapy Team is a friendly and supportive place to work and you will work alongside experienced Therapy Team Leaders who will also supply the post holder with day to day operational Management.

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 • Relevant courses or experience 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

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


Advertising Date - 28th June 2019

Closing Date - 22nd July 2019

Proposed Interview Date - 6th August 2019



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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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