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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 826-PATE-3760

Employer:
Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC
Department:
Community Triage Hub
Location:
Nottingham
Salary:
£25,655 to £31,534 pa

Who we are

We are a provider of NHS Community Health Services, CityCare exists to support the health and wellbeing of all local people, working alongside other health and care partners to achieve this. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for excellence. Our vision and social purpose is to build healthier communities and our values of integrity, expertise, unity and enterprise lie at the heart of everything we do, guiding how we work together with partners and each other to consistently deliver high quality compassionate care. As a social enterprise we aim to add social value by investing in the future of our local communities and helping to make a difference in people’s lives.


Are you looking to further your skills as an excellent patient focussed holistic clinician?

Do you want to be part of an exciting team that bridge the gap between the community and acute setting?

Do you want to be able to further your knowledge and skills of the acute and community sector?

Do you want to make a difference to a patient’s outcome?

Do you want to be part of an innovative and forward thinking organisation?

If so then our team is the team you have been looking for.

 

An opportunity has arisen for a newly registered occupational therapist with a keen interest in the holistic working model, to join the Urgent Care and Reablement service operating across Nottingham City.

The successful applicant will be supported to provide clinical assessments, identify rehabilitation goals, undertake treatments and refer to other services. You must possess excellent interpersonal skills and have some experience of working with a range of people. Experience of working in a team and the ability to use your own initiative, as well as being an excellent communicator are also desirable.

You will possess a minimum BSc Hons/Diploma in Occupational Therapy and be HPC registered. There will be an induction programme and on-going training is an essential part of the post.

You will have some awareness of community services and an understanding of health conditions, especially those associated with ageing. You will work closely with Nurses, other Occupational Therapists, Community Care Officers, Assistant Practitioners, Rehabilitation Support Workers and Physiotherapists as part of a Multidisciplinary team (MDT) and have developed strong leadership skills in supporting a team. 

The service consists of an MDT that includes Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, General and Mental Health Nurses, Pharmacy Technician, Assistant Practitioners and Rehabilitation Support Workers. The aim of the MDT is to promote independence through rehabilitation and crisis management with citizens in their own home or within a short term care setting to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and support timely hospital discharges.

We are a dynamic, developing organisation with well recognised rehabilitation services providing education, advice, support and rehabilitation for patients across health, social care, care homes and the independent sector. 

An understanding of Health and Social care provision and ability to work closely with partner organisations and other stakeholders is essential. You will hone your assessment and intervention skills in order to plan, develop and evaluate goal focussed rehabilitation and reablement programmes.

The role includes delivery of efficient and effective services in line with local, national and professional agendas.

This role involves covering the service on a rota basis from between 8am to 10pm, including weekends and bank holidays.

Please note a car driver with own vehicle is essential for the job role.

For further information please contact

At Home clinical team manager – Angela Barnett- Connolly  07815700531

Who is Nottingham CityCare …

 

Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a leading provider of community healthcare, dedicated to improving long term, community health and wellbeing. We have a long heritage of caring for families and individuals in the community and employ over 1600 people who deliver over 65 services. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for delivering excellence in care.  As a social enterprise, we work in partnership across the local community to build a healthier, more sustainable future for all.

 

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • A commitment to Agenda for Change
  • NHS Pension
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (This increases to 29 days after five years' service and 33 days after 10 years)
  • Career development opportunities
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Home electronics scheme
  • Discounted travel
  • Shopping discounts

Successful candidates will be required to apply for a DBS check. Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a completely smoke free organisation.

Interview arrangements will be communicated by email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Appointment to this post will be subject to standard pre-employment checks.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

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.




Nottingham CityCare Partnership reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

CityCare value the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our primary objective during the recruitment process is to ensure we recruit the best candidate for the position and we strive to reflect the community we serve. Therefore, we encourage applications from candidates who identify as disabled, LGBT+ or from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as they are currently under-represented within our organisation.

ALL FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH NHS JOBS AND THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU USED TO REGISTER WITH NHS JOBS. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION

Appointment to this post will be subject to pre-employment checks as per NHS Employer Check Standards.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418. Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

CityCare employees can request flexible working arrangements after 26 weeks of employment.



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