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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/09/2020.

Training Occupational Therapy Apprentice

Job Reference: 374-EO093

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Additional Clinical Services
Conquest Hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro rata

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

Come and work with us!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Training Occupational Therapy Apprentice, within our Integrated Discharge Team at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Our service is based at the Conquest Hospital.

The role will involve a combination of undertaking the Occupational Therapy Degree training on a part time basis, over four years, to gain the Occupational Therapy degree qualification. You will also work part-time within our Integrated Discharge Team, to support patients as they undergo their therapy journey. The Training Occupational Therapy Apprentice has a key role in supporting staff to provide Occupational Therapy intervention for the acute wards.

If you are interested in working for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and would like to have a rewarding career in Occupational Therapy, we would welcome your application.

We are looking for an individual that works well in a team environment, is highly motivated and committed to undertaking study, has had experience of working within a relevant health or social care setting and can support an integrated disciplinary team.

The role is based within an established therapy team and a supportive multi-disciplinary work environment. The post holder will be based at the Conquest hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameValerie JacksonJob titleProfessional Lead Occupational Therapist & ICESTelephone number07814362277

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:

  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:

  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients’ experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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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