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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-335

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Support
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

A vacancy has arisen for a Fixed term post/ secondment (ending 5th July 2020) for an Occupational Therapist to join our well established and highly motivated Unplanned Care team based at Arrowe Park Hospital site.

The post holder will have the opportunity to gain experience in working across our busy accident and emergency, medical assessment and older persons assessment units (OPAU).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Occupational Therapist with post graduate experience in a range of core specialities including acute assessment and older persons assessment/frailty. You should have excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical reasoning skills and be able to case manage patients with complex needs.

You will have professional support for your CPD from Band 7 Therapy team Leaders and support from Senior Occupational Therapists from other specialities as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nathalie Bradford or Mary Minton on 0151 604-7032

Internal Extension: 2756

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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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