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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/06/2021.

Occupational Therapists - Rotational

Job Reference: 449-ASP611

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

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 looking for Occupational Therapist(s) to join our unique rotation in Portsmouth. You will have the opportunity to work across Inpatient and Community settings including; Older Persons Physical Rehabilitation, Children's Services, Adult Mental Health in the community, 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.

You will have responsibility for a caseload of patients assessing their needs, formulating intervention plans, delivering interventions and evaluating outcomes. Working under the supervision of a Senior Occupational Therapist they must ensure that they work within the scope of their competency and that their practice meets Trust and professional standards. Rotational Band 5 posts have set periods of time spent in different clinical teams.

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. So get in touch today to find out more!

 

For more information on this post, please contact Rebecca Burgos, Service Manager/Lead OT on 0300 1234021 or email Rebecca.Burgos@solent.nhs.uk or Catherine Ayling, Rotation Lead on 07789 942847 or email Catherine.Ayling@solent.nhs.uk

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

 




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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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