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Occupational Therapist (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-ATH-491

Employer:
Adult Therapies
Department:
298 OT Acute Elderly & Oncology - LTH
Location:
St James University Hospital
Salary:
£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.

We 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.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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

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. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.


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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