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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 358-3073307-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cardio-Respiratory Occupational Therapy
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Cardiac and respiratory rotation.

37.5 hours per week Monday to Sunday including weekends and bank holidays.

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the Leicester General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals.

The Trust is made up of more than 12,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our nationally and internationally-renowned specialist treatment and services in cardio-respiratory diseases, cancer and renal disorders reach a further two to three million patients from the rest of the country.

UHL works with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching.

Glenfield Hospital has approximately 415 beds and provides nationally recognised medical care for respiratory disease, heart disease and lung cancer.

The Therapy team provides a seven day service to support the Trust in providing high quality care, facilitating safe discharge and preventing unnecessary admissions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the specialist cardio-respiratory and vascular therapy team based at the Glenfield Hospital.

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is either registered or a student in their final year keen to work in an acute hospital environment to develop their clinical an skills within the cardio-respiratory specialism.

You will have the opportunity to rotate through respiratory and cardiology services as well as the clinical decisions unit. Due to recent ward moves we also have a therapy vascular team, so can offer opportunities to work with this patient group to increase your knowledge of amputee care.

The post holder will benefit from joining a large, integrated Therapy Service with an excellent reputation. You will receive peer support and formal clinical supervision from motivated and experienced clinical specialist staff in addition to a comprehensive induction and appraisal.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kathryn Low - Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

0116 2583389

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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.

UK Registration

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

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