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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 325-A-19-78630-3

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Victoria ward, Farnham Road Hospital
£31,921 - £39,029 inc Fringe HCAS

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We are currently looking to recruit 1 x 18.75 hour Band 6 post at Victoria ward, Farnham Road Hospital, Guildford.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to come and be part of our dynamic, client-centred assessment and treatment ward for older adults. We are looking for an experienced, innovative and motivated Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with Older People and is committed to providing high quality care that can make a real difference to older people and their families.

As a service we have developed innovative ways of delivering evidenced based and outcome measured occupational therapy in the Older People Service, including a variety of occupationally focused programmes. We use Model of Human Occupation to guide all our occupational therapy assessments and interventions and we are focused on integrating occupational and neuroscience into our practice.

The Occupational Therapy Leadership team is committed to an extensive, co-ordinated CPD programme including Trust wide training, core competence training, annual conferences, robust supervision structure, specialist interest groups and care groups. Staff are valued for their expertise in occupationally focussed interventions and specialist group therapy, including NICE recommended and evidence based community group programmes.

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) is one of the largest Mental Health Trusts in the South East working collaboratively with, health, social care and voluntary organisations. We also work in partnership with university colleagues to develop research projects and funding streams. SABP’s innovative approach to mental health care has been recognised nationally (HSJ).

Victoria ward is at Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford and provides assessment and treatment for older people suffering from an acute mental health conditions. Your role will include completing comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments, delivering both individual and group interventions and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

This post is suitable if you have experience of working with older people with mental health or cognitive impairment and want to be involved in delivering high quality, evidence-based, outcome measured OT interventions.

If you are creative, committed to lifelong learning, good at using your initiative, and are committed to providing high quality occupational therapy with recovery, well-being and maximizing independence on your agenda, then apply today.

For further details please contact Christina Long, Lead OT

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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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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