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Senior Occupational Therapy Rotation

Job Reference: 849-ECCH035-19

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC
Neurology/ PCN
£28,050- £36,644 pa

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC (ECCH) is an expanding and exciting social enterprise and employer in the East Anglian region. We provide a range of NHS, community health and social care services across Norfolk and Waveney.

Our purpose: Building Healthy Communities by delivering high quality, professionally led and innovative services.

ECCH is passionate about its cultural development programme, called Evolve, which has enabled us to build an 'intentional culture' within ECCH to help us meet our future challenges and be the best we can be. The aim of the Evolve programme is for all staff to feel a sense of connection across ECCH and share in the collective achievement of our goals. Evolve is based on a set of four signature behaviours that underpin how we do things in order to achieve our purpose:

We Listen, We Learn, We Lead | Work Together, Achieve Together | My Accountability, My Responsibility | Be Cost Conscious, Respect Our Resources

All staff are expected to positively demonstrate these behaviours in the workplace. With our staff engaging and participating in the Evolve programme we have created a culture that we all want to work in and which, we believe, benefits our patients, service users, our partners and communities.

This is a Job Share.

Senior Occupational Therapy Rotation
Rotation includes; Community Neurology, Primary Care Network, Early Intervention Vehicle and Frailty and Fragility Team (Falls Prevention Service)

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC (ECCH) has just been awarded a new contract which will increase integrated working with a greater focus on patient outcomes across Great Yarmouth and Waveney.

To help achieve our purpose to deliver high quality, professionally led services that support and sustain the health and well being of our communities, and meet future challenges ECCH is building an 'intentional culture'. The EVOLVE culture programme is for all staff, it is built upon a set of four signature behaviours that underpin how we want to do things in ECCH.
We Listen, We Learn, We Lead
Work Together, Achieve Together
My Accountability, My Responsibility
Be Cost Conscious, Respect Our Resources

All staff will be able to relate to these behaviours and are expected to positively demonstrate them in the workplace.

Does this sound like something you would like to be part of?
Do you have a ‘Can do’ attitude?
Are you ready to shape and make real our aspirations for innovative, integrated healthcare, which will improve the health and wellbeing of our communities?
Then we need you
An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to develop a Senior Occupational Therapy Rotation to deliver high quality care to the population of the urban and rural area of the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.
If you are caring, innovative, motivated, forward thinking and you see Occupational Therapy in the community as your career option, then this could be the job for you. We are seeking passionate and motivated Registered Occupational Therapists to join our team.

The rotations include

*Primary Care Network (PCN) which is a multidisciplinary team working closely with GP's and other community partners to provide an excellent standard of person centered care to adults in their own homes, residential care or clinic settings, supporting patients to self manage whenever possible.
*Neurology services - is an integrated Multidisciplinary service that supports patients with a wide range of neurological conditions from acute episodes, long term management and end of life.
*Early Intervention Vehicle (EIV) working in partnership with East of England Ambulance service, providing rapid intervention over 365 days a year through a 12 hour shift pattern.
*Frailty and Fragility services - Multidisciplinary service, providing assessments and interventions for complex patients at risk of frailty, falls and fragility and has a strong educational aspect to the role as well case management.


The service uses SystmOne as a clinical IT system to support mobile working.
Previous experience of nursing in the community would be beneficial but is not an essential requirement. We will support you to transfer your existing knowledge and clinical skills as a registered nurse working in a different care environment. We will work in partnership with you to create a personal development plan to become a PCN Nurse. As a PCN nurse you will gain expertise in many clinical skills including wound care; specialist leg ulcer assessment; diagnosis and treatment; supporting patients with long term conditions; delivering palliative and end of life care. You will be supported to increase the skills and confidence required to manage a delegated caseload of patients. Our Nurses say the autonomy they achieve through managing their own caseload; developing shared plans with patients and freedom to plan their days work, are some of the most rewarding aspects of the role. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate how they embody our values and commitments and a desire for personal and professional development. These positions are suitable for newly qualified nurses as we provide a preceptorship programme.

The PCN is commissioned to provide a 24/7 service. The core shift is 08.30 -16.30 hours. Applicants will be required to participate in working other shifts as part of the role including weekend and bank holiday working on a rotational basis.
East Coast Community Healthcare follows Agenda for Change terms and conditions and supports the transfer of NHS pension for those already in the scheme. In return for your commitment, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including investment in career development; salary sacrifice lease car scheme; child care vouchers; NHS discounts; pension schemes. For a full list of employee benefits please see our website. As a social enterprise we actively encourage employee shareholding and participation in the development of our enterprise.

Next steps - If you are interested in this position please contact Nurse Lead Shona Andrews on 01493 809980 to discuss further or arrange an informal visit.


Should you wish to speak to Human Resources regarding this post please call 01502 445300 (office hours 9am – 5pm) or email Please note CVs are not accepted as a means of applying for a job. You are encouraged to apply online via NHS jobs. Paper applications are available on request.

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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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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.

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