Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Core Clinical Services
Band 6
18.75 hours per week
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Southmead Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata
23/07/2018 23:59

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Occupational Therapist, NHS, Bristol, to £35,577 (pro rata) + excellent NHS benefits

An Occupational Therapist is required by one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. Based at Southmead Hospital with a basic salary of up to £35,577 (pro rata) + excellent NHS benefits, you will be responsible for provision of occupational therapy to inpatients within medicine/complex care.

WHY APPLY? This Occupational Therapist position is a fantastic opportunity to take on a role with:

  • An interesting and challenging caseload
  • Excellent facilities including a therapy rooms and a large ADL kitchen. Wards have 75% single rooms with ensuite wet rooms.
  • Collaborative multi-disciplinary team working with close links to community partners
  • Good support and development opportunities, facilitating your CPD.

And not to mention the opportunity to further develop your professional career path within one of the UK's largest NHS Trusts (£550m turnover and 7000+ staff).

THE ROLE: As an Occupational Therapist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Provision of high standard occupational therapy to inpatients referred to the team, using specialised skills to provide a comprehensive service to patients.
  • Supervision of junior and support staff.
  • Training of occupational therapy students on practice placement.
  • Participation in the planning, development and evaluation of services within the specialty team, holding responsibility for defined projects.

YOU: The successful Occupational Therapist will have:

  • A Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Post registration experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferably within the specialty and/or acute work.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Skills in supervision

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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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Anne Barraud
0117 4147643

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