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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 425-A-20-47593

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Emerald / Sapphire Lodge
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata for part time

An opportunity has arisen for two Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our Child & Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Service. The vacancies are at the Becton Centre for Children and Young People.

The successful applicant will be working with a team of Mental Health Nurses, Doctors, Psychologists and other Allied Health Professionals to provide assessment, individual therapy and group interventions.

We have 2 vacancies at the Becton Centre the first vacancy is on Emerald Lodge, which is a 9 bedded unit for young people aged up to 13 years who have a range of complex mental health needs. This vacancy is 0.8 WTE.

The second vacancy is on Sapphire Lodge which is an inpatient unit that caters for young people who are experiencing complex mental health, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Sapphire Lodge’s age range covers 13- 18 years. The unit has 14 inpatient beds. This vacancy is 1 WTE and is for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

The Lodge team comprises of an MDT including medics, nurses, health care support workers, psychologists, therapists, teachers, admin and support services who are committed to continued development and providing high quality care for young people and families.

For more information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact Elizabeth Watkiss Lead Occupational Therapist on 0114 3053496, Gillian Vincent (Clinical Nurse Manager, Emerald Lodge) on 0114 3053116 or Kelly Woods (Clinical Nurse Manager, Sapphire Lodge) on 0114 3053145

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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

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