Occupational Therapist Band 5
Are you looking to develop your skills and knowledge as an Occupational Therapist in the community?
Do you want to be part of team that prevents unnecessary hospital admissions?
Do you want to make a difference to the patient journey and the support they receive?
Do you want to be part of an innovative and forward thinking organisation?
If the answer is Yes then Responsive Services is the team you have been looking for.
Opportunities have arisen within the Responsive Services Team in Brighton and Hove for highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the team. Based at Brighton General Hospital we deliver services across the city of Brighton and Hove within the patient's normal place of residence.
As an OT you will Join our Multidisciplinary Team which consists of an Advance Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Community Reablement Assistants, Community Care Assistants. Working collaboratively with our acute Trust and other community services, including third sector organisations we aim to improve the patient journey and pathways of care and deliver short term intervention, care and support in the community.
Responsive Services delivers the ‘right care at the right time in the right place' playing a key role in supporting patients discharge from hospital and community beds and support the patient to stay at home and prevent avoidable admission to hospital
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offer excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, regular supervision and appraisal and a commitment to support employees in developing their career within the organisation.Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration. 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.