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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-27155

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Emerald lodge
The Becton Centre, Sheffield
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Occupational Therapist to join one of our inpatient teams in the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Service.

Emerald Lodge (Becton Centre) is a 9 bedded unit for young people aged up to 13 years who have a range of complex mental health needs. You will be working with a team of Mental Health Nurses, Doctors, Psychologists and other Allied Health Professionals to provide assessment, individual therapy and group interventions. You will receive regular managerial and clinical supervision and will be working within a team that is committed to ongoing professional development. You will also able to access peer support and supervision with the other members of the Occupational Therapy Team at the Becton Centre. For more information or informal discussion about this exciting post, please contact Karen Harrison (Interim AHP Lead) on 0114 3053106/3053181 or Gillian Vincent (Clinical Nurse Manager) on 0114 3053116.

Previous applicants need not apply.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

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

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