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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
214-D&O19-05-05
Site
Newark
Town
Newark
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata per annum
Closing
27/05/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018 the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


 

Following some internal changes within teams a substantive  post for an experienced  Occupational Therapist with the skills and knowledge within Medicine/Health care older person/Orthopaedics to work within our friendly therapy team on Sconce ward at  Newark Hospital is now available.

The motivated, forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills, will be expected to carry out personalised assessments and interventions to patients admitted to the ward for a variety of conditions many of which have multi-pathology. The team offer rehabilitation as well as planning for complex discharges and end of life care so caseload is varied.

Along side clinical skills/knowledge the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate that they are able to supervise other members of staff/ students and contribute to the development of the service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kate Lyons Therapy Team Leader    kate.lyons6@nhs.net    01636 685884