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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 834-190001MJ

Virgin Care
Minster on Sea
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Isle of Sheppey

Are you a dedicated, driven and caring Occupational Therapist  based in the Kent area? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every ten 10 of the people who use services would recommend them?

Feel Valued

As an Occupational Therapist you will receive an AFC 19/20 salary and terms and conditions including an NHS pension. We’ll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression. We will offer a combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development.

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers such as up to 40% off Virgin Trains, as well as discounts on Virgin Products such as holidays.

You’ll access our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health.All this, and flexible working patterns to help support your work/life balance. Oh, and did we mention the free tea and coffee?

Feel Proud

We're looking for Band 5 Occupational Therapists to join our exciting rapid response services in Swale. This is a great opportunity to put your BSC degree in Physiotherapy to good use, as well as having your HCPC registration! 

As a band 5 Occupational Therapist within our rapid response team we are offering the chance to rotate within our therapy services in the Swale locality.  We currently provide therapy in the following areas:

Rapid Response:  2-hour response visits to support hospital discharges and prevent hospital admissions via CRISIS management with an MDT approach across 7 days.

Core Therapy:  Offering assessment and treatment for up to 6 weeks for people in the community whom have faced illness or general deterioration of their functional abilities.  This includes a falls clinic and a neuro clinic.

Community Hospital Ward:  Providing rehab and discharge planning for patients at a community hospital with an 18 day EDD and providing follow up rehab to those whom require reintegrating at home.

You will also be required to work closely with our multidisciplinary teams across all the settings, where you will be delivering high quality, individualised, evidenced based care to all patients.  You’ll care for patients and their families in the way that you believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing best practice, and actively improving the way we work to help us change things for the better. We feel passionate that everyone should feel valued when they come into contact with our organisation, whether that's you, someone we care for or the wider community we operate in.

Feel Inspired – We won Team of the Year at FTD

Big congratulations to the North Kent CCC team for winning the Team of the Year Award, you deserve it! This just shows what a fantastic team this is to work with! #FTDAwards 

Feel the Difference

If you’d like to discuss the role further, or see a copy of the full job description, please contact Lindsay Godden on 01795879138 or alternatively

You’re welcome to come in for an informal visit, meet our friendly team and ask any queries you may have before you apply.

Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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