1819 - Occupational Therapist
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapists to join a dynamic and continually developing Occupational Therapy Service at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
This is an excellent opportunity for both new graduate or experienced occupational therapists to develop knowledge and skills working within an acute hospital trust and includes our new community rotations (Discharge to Assess team and Acorn Rehabilitation Unit). We will consider applications for graduates who are pending their HCPC Registration please contact us for further details on how to apply if this is the case.
We are seeking highly motivated Occupational Therapists with good assessment and treatment planning skills. You will also have excellent team working, time management and communication skills. Working with multi-professional teams, the successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain excellent experience from the following range of physical specialities: Orthopaedics, Medical Early Intervention, Discharge to Assess (community), Stroke and Neurology, Urgent Care, and the Acorn Rehabilitation Unit (in-patient rehabilitation). Successful candidates will be expected to work in a flexible way to cover a 7-day working week.
Are you are a qualified OT who has been out of practice for longer than 2 years and looking to return to working in the Profession? If yes, this is a fantastic opportunity to start your journey to being on the HCPC register with a placement at Barnsley Hospital.
Main duties of the job
This role will be supported by Senior Occupational Therapists offering supervision support and training. A thorough induction including a supernummery period will be provided.
The post holder will work in a variety of clinical areas, specialising in each area for a period of six months.
To manage a defined clinical caseload, with support and supervision of Senior Occupational Therapist. To work in partnership with patients, carers and the multidisciplinary team to identify relevant goals. To conduct the assessment, treatment and evaluation of patients, documenting input and communicating as appropriate with hospital based Multidisciplinary Team and partner agencies.
The post holder will be a key player in the planning of safe and effective patient discharges appropriate to the clinical area.
To actively participate in continual professional development (CPD).
To take some responsibility for work experience, observational students and support staff.
To advocate and promote the profession within the trust, with patients and within thelocal area.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.
There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
Certificates of Sponsorship
We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.
**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**
Please see further details below.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.
Knowledge and Awareness
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).