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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 150-HD4752-EAS

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy, Community Rehabilitation
Location:
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton
Salary:
£31,365-£37,890

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

Our multidisciplinary Community Therapy team provide a seven day service:

  • A rapid response to people in the community who are experiencing acute episodes of ill-health
  • A supported discharge service to facilitate timely hospital discharges
  • Short term support for people who require assistance with activities of daily living
  • A rehabilitation service, including a range of therapies
  • Community rehab for people with long term conditions and frailty

We are looking for a Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist to join our newly developed and expanding Community Therapy team. The post holder will assess, treat and monitor patients with long term conditions and frailty, as well as providing rehabilitation within their own homes. . The post holder will need to have experience of working within a variety of clinical settings, particularly the community. Being a car driver and competence in lone working is essential.

Full time and part time posts will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKatie RobertsJob titleOccupational therapy Professional LeadEmail addressKatie.roberts2@nhs.netTelephone number01273 696011 ext 3103Additional contact information

 

 




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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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