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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/12/2020.

Occupational Therapists - Rotational

Job Reference: 449-ASP611

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Inpatient and Community
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 p.a.

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Band 5 Occupational Therapist(s) to join our unique rotation.

With the opportunity to work across In patient Older Persons Physical Rehabilitation, Children's Services, Intermediate Care including in-reach to the acute sector and integrated community team. A full induction programme and training is provided and you will be provided with regular clinical supervision.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills within the multi-disciplinary team
  • Be able to justify their clinical decision making
  • Have the ability to plan, prioritise and time manage appropriately
  • Be able to work on a rotational shift pattern, including week days, weekends and bank holidays and undertake control and restraint training

We know that the development of our staff is essential to the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care. We offer all of our newly qualified health professionals a comprehensive 10 month Preceptorship programme. You will be supported by an outstanding team of Practice Educators who will support and assist you in the transition from student to practitioner.

We have lots of exciting opportunities to offer candidates that want a friendly and supportive environment to grow and build their career as an Occupational Therapist.

Please note, interviews will take place on 17th December 2020.

Rebecca Burgos, Service Manager/Lead OT on 02392 007836 or email Rebecca.Burgos@solent.nhs.uk or Catherine Ayling on Catherine.Ayling@solent.nhs.uk or 07789 942847.

 




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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


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