Occupational Therapist - band 6

Location
Worthing, Chichester
Salary
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
150-UCR4978-WST-B
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2


Are you a caring and compassionate Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge?

We're excited to announce that our Community Therapy Hub is expanding across Adur, Arun and Worthing. The hub focuses on rehabilitation and

Reablement, providing holistic care to patients who have been discharged from hospital, and preventing unnecessary readmission through the provision of both therapeutic care and equipment.

This is an excellent time to join the hub as our community therapy services are developing rapidly. We are able to offer a wide range of training and development opportunities tailored to your needs, including:
  • Support from other therapy colleagues across the hub
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • A tailored development programme to support the learning needs of the role
  • A tailored in-service learning programme
  • The opportunity to shape the future direction and clinical practice of the hub

Our ideal candidates will have experience of working in a wide variety of clinical settings, including the community. Excellent organisational and communication skills are required, as the hub works closely with other community teams, GPs, and other health and social care professionals across different providers.

As we are a community service, operating across Adur, Arun and Worthing, applicants will need to be car drivers, with access to a car for work purposes.

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 two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; 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
  • Therapist Allied Health Professional - Band 6 Job Description Person Specification ( PDF , 531.6 KB )
  • Therapist Allied Health Professional - Band 6 Job Description Person Specification ( PDF , 531.6 KB )
  • Supplementary info - OT B6 ( PDF , 88.0 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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