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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 074-B4599

Employer:
CSH Surrey
Department:
Mid Surrey
Location:
Mid Surrey
Salary:
£28,050 - £36,644 + HCAS

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!


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We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to develop a new role within the Integrated Rehabilitation Service. Working alongside Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation Assistants, you will provide Occupational Therapy input to prevent hospital admissions and provide rehabilitation post hospital discharge. You will carry out holistic assessment of patients needs and implement goal focused therapy plans that are jointly agreed with the patient. As a co-owner of CSH Surrey you will be part of an award winning organisation that offers a different approach to community health services. You must have broad clinical experience including care of the elderly and enjoy the challenges of providing rehabilitation to people in their own homes. You will be supported by experienced Band 7 Physiotherapists within the team and will have professional OT support provided by Senior OTs in the organisation. As part of your role, you will be responsible for training and supervising Rehabilitation Assistants, and you will play an integral part in developing the OT service within the team. As well as an extensive training programme within CSH Surrey, our team also has an excellent in-service training and clinical supervision program. In addition, funding is available for external courses. The team works across three hubs in Dorking, Epsom and Molesey. This role will require you to cover all three areas but you will be predominantly based at The New Epsom and Ewell Community Hospital in Epsom. For further information please contact Heather Taylor, Team Leader, on 01372 734791.


Please note this post may close earlier than the closing date if sufficient applications are received; therefore please submit your application for consideration as soon as possible.

Our preferred method of contact is by email, please check emails regularly after closing date.

Golden Hello for substantive roles applicable too:

  • Qualified Nurses

  • Paediatric Occupational Therapists

Adverts placed after 06/03/2017

  • Paediatric Physio & Speech & Language Therapists

  • Health Visitors & School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge

Adverts placed after 01/10/2018

  • *Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

GH is not applicable for Band 7 or Band 8 posts. Or bank posts.

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in 2 instalments - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI in the usual way. Please see Golden Hello guidelines for Terms and Conditions.

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