Senior Occupational Therapist

Location
Brighton
Salary
£31,365-£37,890
Posted
12 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Ref
150-HD4752-EAS
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2


Our multidisciplinary Community Therapy team provide a seven day service:
  • A rapid response to people in the community who are experiencing acute episodes of ill-health
  • A supported discharge service to facilitate timely hospital discharges
  • Short term support for people who require assistance with activities of daily living
  • A rehabilitation service, including a range of therapies
  • Community rehab for people with long term conditions and frailty

We are looking for a Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist to join our newly developed and expanding Community Therapy team. The post holder will assess, treat and monitor patients with long term conditions and frailty, as well as providing rehabilitation within their own homes. . The post holder will need to have experience of working within a variety of clinical settings, particularly the community. Being a car driver and competence in lone working is essential.

Full time and part time posts will be considered.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • Band 6 OT job description ( PDF , 174.5 KB )
  • Band 6 OT Person Specification ( PDF , 185.6 KB )
  • Supplementary info band 6 OT ( PDF , 92.8 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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