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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-19-70346-GC1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Occupational Therapy
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Would you like to join our developing specialist Huntingdon’s Disease Service, and be a part of an innovative forward thinking Multidisciplinary Team?

Do you have skills and experience of providing Occupational Therapy assessment and interventions within a physical health setting?

We are looking for someone to work 30 hours per week.

Mill Lodge is a unique area of care which will welcome and inspire you to deliver the very best care. All our MDT professionals have extensive knowledge and expertise within this clinical area to support your career development.

You will have exciting opportunities to learn and be a part of ground breaking research and science in the treatment of HD. The work environment is nurturing, immensely compassionate and very rewarding with the prospect of developing specialist skills in all areas of Occupational Therapy practise, including risk assessments, specialist equipment provision, daily living skills, sensory and therapeutic engagement work and community based assessments for discharge planning

We have designed an 8 week orientation and induction package that is tailored and planned collaboratively with you. You will be given time and investment to integrate into our Team, in order to ensure that we provide you with the best opportunities to establish your role and identify your learning needs.

Mill Lodge has become a very desirable place to work and we are proud to celebrate our recent 100% recruitment to all posts. We are delighted to have recently been successful in gaining the LPT Team of the Year Award.

If you are interested in joining our Team as our new Occupational Therapist please contact Steve Lynch / Marie McGranaghan on 0116 2951615 for further information. You are welcome to request a visit to the ward to meet the Team and see for yourself what a great place Mill Lodge is to work.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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