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Paediatric Play Specialist

Job Reference: 431-WAC-6986-B

Employer:
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Play Specialist in Hospital
Location:
Basildon Hospital, Basildon
Salary:
£24,214-£30,112 pa pro ra

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!


We are seeking an enthusiastic Hospital Play Specialist to join our well established Play Service at Basildon Hospital.

The candidate will be working with children and young people with a variety of needs across the Paediatric unit. We are looking for a Play Specialist who is motivated and able to deliver a high quality of therapeutic play and distraction.

We are looking for someone with experience and skills to provide a welcoming and stimulating environment for children and young people. You will need to be able to use your own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information please contact Laura Ryan, Hospital Play Team Leader – 01268 524900

Ext 1729 Bleep 6037

laura.ryan@btuh.nhs.uk




BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.


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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