Job title: Advanced Occupational Therapist
Employer: Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department: Therapy and Rehabilitation (Urgent Care)
Location: Southport Site
Job Type: Permanent
The candidate will be an experienced Therapy Clinician who will have had substantial experience working as a band 6 or current band 7 within acute services. The successful post holder will receive regular supervision and professional support from the Team Leader.
A keen interest in service development and involving/encouraging more junior staff is essential. The Advanced Therapist will support staff to be innovative and utilise their skills to their best advantage.
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a progressive NHS Trust. It is committed to providing and developing innovative high quality services to the communities that it serves.
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Medical and Surgical Therapy Team as a Band 7 Advanced Occupational Therapist providing clinical expertise and to support the service with patient flow. You will be required to support our current ‘Home First’ discharge to assess model, to support the Team on complex discharges with expert advice and guidance, and have a responsibility to line manage and develop the current Complex Rehabilitation Team. You have a clinical responsibility in this role and work along side the current Team Lead; deputising in their absence.
The Therapy Team and broader MDT team under Medicine and Emergency care CBU is a friendly and supportive place to work and you will work alongside experienced Therapy Team Leaders who will supply the post holder with day to day operational Management.
Applicants must demonstrate within their supplementary information how they meet the essential and desirable criteria as we use this to short list.
If you believe you have the skills that we are looking for and are ready for a positive challenge then we would love to hear from you.
We offer you:
• Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
• Clinical supervision in line with our supervision guideline
• Appraisal with review
• Opportunities to attend internal and external training linked with your personal development plan.
You must have:
• Recognised Degree in Occupational Therapy
• HCPC registration
• Substantial experience working as a band 6 or current band 7 within acute services.
Working Pattern: 37.5 hours which will include working flexibly over 7 days
Advert Date- 29th March 2023
Closing Date – 16th April 2023
Shortlisting Date- 17th April 2023
Interview Date- 26th April 2023
This advert closes on Sunday 16 Apr 2023