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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2020.

Graduate Preceptee Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 085-WHC-SR2021O

Wiltshire Health and Care
Various locations across Wiltshire
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Wiltshire Health and Care are now recruiting to a range of exciting development roles for graduate Occupational Therapists which will include our supportive and comprehensive preceptorship programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and innovative organisation with dedicated and committed staff who provide outstanding, patient-centric clinical care to adults across Wiltshire. We have a range of opportunities on offer to develop and shape your career pathway that include

  • Patient’s own homes- developing patient centred programmes to meet current and future need with development pathways to Clinical lead
  • Community wardsincluding therapy led unit– with development pathways up to Advanced Care practitioners and therapy leader

You will also be given the opportunity to work with us as a Band 4 Pre-Registration AHP until your HCPC pin is received.

Wilshire Health and Care services arerated overall as 'Good' with some of our community services rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC.

Due to current circumstances, we will be holding a virtual recruitment event which will include presentations about Wiltshire Health and Care and what we can offer you, an opportunity to chat with staff and services to find out what it’s like to work with Wiltshire Health and Care as well as information on our development opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to virtually interview so that we can learn more about and in order to ensure we find the right role for you within the organisation.

Please apply now to reistered your interest and find out more about how to start your qualified nursing journey here and be part of the future of Wiltshire Health and Care

Please note that this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly and candidates contacted as soon as possible throughout this process. If you have any queries, please get in touch with the recruitment team atwhc.recruitment@nhs.netor on 01249 456591.

We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 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

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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