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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/09/2021.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Job Reference: J283-259

Employer:
Saint Francis Hospice
Department:
THERAPIES
Location:
Havering-atte-Bower, outskirts of Romford
Salary:
£31,609 to £37,440 p.a. pro-rata

OCCUPATIONALTHERAPIST

SALARY RANGE £31,609 TO £37,440

15 HOURS PER WEEK, PERMANENT

Are you an Occupational Therapist with an enthusiasm for the delivery of a holistic, reliable and professional service to maintain or improve quality of life for those with life-limiting illnesses? Do you have excellent communication skills, a passion for palliative care and team working?

If so we would like to hear from you.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy,HCPC registeredand with skills, abilities and knowledge to become part of our established Therapies Team.

You will be using your valuable Occupational Therapy skills alongside a supportive, highly skilled, multi-professional team tosupport people with palliative care needs to promote and maintain their independence. The team covers the Inpatient Unit, community, groups and virtual work.

The role is diverse and rewarding. We provide excellent patient centred care and proud to uphold our values of being supportive, compassionate, inclusive and respectful, professional and always learning.

What can we offer a successful candidate?

We have an active Education team providing in-house training and supporting learning opportunities. Free Car parking and subsidised restaurant with a good selection available daily. Continuation of NHS Superannuation Pension Scheme, for existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme.

The hospice is based in idyllic surroundings 10 minutes from the M25, A12 and A127.

Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

Want to Hear More?

For further information or to discuss this job opportunity or arrange an informal visit please contact Kathryn Owens, Therapies Manager on 01708 753319 Ext. 2378.

CLOSING DATE:  3rd September 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: to be confirmed

All communication regarding your application including invitations to interviews will be sent to the email address you have stated on your application form and not via your NHS Jobs account. Therefore please ensure that you provide your email address. Please note that if you do not get a response to an application within two weeks of the closing date, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please provide contact business email addresses for your referees one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Saint Francis Hospice is a centre of excellence in the care of those with life limiting illnesses. Our team of specialist consultants, doctors, nurses and health care assistants provide practical and emotional support for adults of all ages and give specialist bereavement support to family members from as young as 20 months.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE IS A CHARITY AND NOT PART OF AN NHS TRUST. THE HOSPICE IS SITUATED IN A QUIET LOCATION IN THE VILLAGE OF HAVERING-ATTE-BOWER ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ROMFORD; THEREFORE YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONSIDER OUR LOCATION WHEN APPLYING.

Our Organisational Values

These values underpin all that our charity aspires to do and shape our external and internal behaviour.

SUPPORTIVE- I will actively listen to, engage with and show appreciation for everyone I meet.

COMPASSIONATE- I will treat everyone with kindness, compassion and dignity and as an individual.

INCLUSIVE & RESPECTFUL- I will value and respect everyone's difference3s and individuality and appreciate others' experience, skills and needs.

PROFESSIONAL- I will always be professional and deliver a high quality service, which is responsive to need, always seeking to give my best.

ALWAYS LEARNING- I will embrace change, learn and adapt to meet the changing needs of local people and the Hospice as our world adapts and changes around us.




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.


UK Registration

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



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