Occupational Therapist - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Core Clinical Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
22/07/2018 23:59

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Stroke service, which following a successful business case, is set to expand to improve response times and quality of care for patients. Additional posts for both inpatients (comprising both acute and post acute/rehab) and the early supported discharge team will enable us to provide an enhanced level of service and cover weekends. This band 5 post will be based within the inpatient service, although there may be the opportunity to gain experience in the early supported discharge team.

The services are based at Southmead Hospital which has excellent facilities within the new Brunel building, including therapy rooms, splint room and a large ADL kitchen. The wards have 75% single rooms, which are equipped with overhead tracking hoists, ensuite toilets and level access showers. Good multidisciplinary team working exists, in addition to close links with community partners.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals, with an interest in Stroke, who are keen to contribute to this service development. We run a preceptorship programme for new graduates, and there are both internal and external training/CPD opportunities available to help you develop your knowledge and skills. Senior support is always on hand and regular supervision is provided.

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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

Martin Robinson

07885 446653