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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

Occupational Therapist (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-ATH-491

Adult Therapies
298 OT Acute Elderly & Oncology - LTH
St James University Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Occupational Therapists to join a forward thinking, innovative OT team based in one of the UK’s largest and most prestigious hospital trusts with an international reputation for excellence.

We are looking to recruit a Band 6 Occupational Therapists (work full time and part time applications welcomed) within the Acute Specialty Medicine, Surgery, and Elderly Medicine Occupational Therapy Teams at St James’s Hospital Leeds. The successful applicant will start their role in a team of 3 occupational therapists assessing and treating patients in a bespoke winter pressure team.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate in their application form and at interview relevant hospital experience including skills in autonomous decision making, acute assessment, and discharge planning.

You will be a motivated, enthusiastic individual with leadership qualities who will relish the opportunities to contribute, facilitate, design and lead service developments, innovations and audit within this high performing team.

As a leading teaching hospital there are many opportunities to further develop your skills as a clinician and you will be able to access the extensive in-service training programmes available.

In Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust all Occupational Therapy staff will be prepared to work in areas which provide 7 day services, with the maximum frequency of 1 in 4 weekends

Interviews week commencing 3rd February 2020

For further information please contact Joanne Stainton on 0113 2064932

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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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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