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Rotational Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 284-19-DMPR-1109

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


Are you the right Occupational Therapist to join our Band 6 rotation?

 

Do you have experience of working with children? And enjoy it?

Can you cope with change and take on the challenge of bringing skills from one rotation into a new specialty?

Can you help a student Occupational Therapist to see where the model or theory in their text book fits into a session of messy painting on the ward?

Would you like to be part of a team that works hard to give the best care to their patients and is supported to do that by having access to training, supervision and a well-stocked treat tin?

 

At Birmingham Children’s Hospital we are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who wants to join our friendly and motivated team on rotation and if you can answer ‘yes’ to our questions above, you sound like the kind of Occupational Therapist we would like to meet.

 

The rotations will include Burns and Plastics, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Acute in-patients and the Hands and Upper limb service, on a 9 – 12 month placement.

 

The post is suitable for an Occupational Therapist with broad post-graduate experience working with children or young people in a hospital or community setting. This post provides an excellent opportunity to consolidate existing skills and expand your learning in a number of specialist areas. 

 

For more information, please contact Rebecca O’Sullivan, interim Head of Occupational Therapy on 0121 333 9382 or email rebeccaosullivan@nhs.net

 

 

Closing date for applications is:  2nd September

Interview date: TBC




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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