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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/03/2020.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 150-EG4244-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Occupational Therapy
Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Bognor Regis
£24,214-£30,112 pa

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. This post will initially be based at Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital's Intermediate Care Unit, but the plan is to offer experience in the community and at sites throughout the coastal area of West Sussex, including Worthing, Chichester and Bognor Regis.

Inpatient Rehabilitation: based in a local community hospital, working as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver rehabilitation programmes and facilitate discharge. The role involves working under the direction of other therapists within the team but also provides the responsibility for delegating work to Therapy Assistants and Practitioners.

Potential rotations include:

  • Community Responsive Services: supporting patients with short-term packages of rehabilitation within their own homes. The role involves caring for patients with a wide range of conditions, and aims to prevent hospital admission and restore functional independence.
  • Falls Prevention: across the county.

The role requires travelling, so a car driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential. Some flexible working will also be necessary, including weekend and possible evening hours.

If you are interested in joining a service that is compassionate, inspiring and motivated to deliver excellence throughout the community then look no further.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie Myers, Operational Team Lead -

07825 385433

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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