Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Recruiter
NHS Professionals Herfordshire
Location
Cliddesden
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bank 6 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST REQUIRED AT SOUTHERN HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

NHS Professionals is owned by the Department of Health and is the leading provider of managed flexible workforce services to the NHS. Simply, we provide more than 100,000 health care professionals including; nurses, doctors, midwives, allied health professionals and admin staff to work shifts via our bank at our NHS Client Trusts across the UK.

NHS Professionals offers its flexible worker customers is the choice of temporary work at their convenience. For NHS Trust clients, we offer reassurance of a safe supply of quality temporary staff at the best value.

Placements:

Full -time opportunities are typically 8.30- 4.30pm, Monday to Fridays. Placements range in length, depending on the role and the Trust’s requirements.

Location: Parklands Hospital Aldermaston Rd, Basingstoke RG24 9RH

AT SOUTHERN HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST are currently looking for vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team.

We provide community health, specialist mental health and learning disability services for people across the south of England.

Covering Hampshire we are one of the largest providers of these types of service in the UK.

We employ around 6,000 staff who work from over 200 sites, including community hospitals, health centres, inpatient units and social care services.

Southern Health is also a Foundation Trust, this means that local people have greater involvement in the way we develop and run our services. It also gives us more flexibility in the way we can manage and invest our finances, allowing us to be more responsive to the needs of local communities.

ROLE PURPOSE

  • To provide clinical Occupational Therapy skills within the Community Therapy Team(s), and all other provider organisations.
  • To be skilled in assessing and treating a range of complex factors relating to the patient’s condition, diagnosis and prognosis
  • To provide specialist intervention tailored to meet the uniqueness of the individual i.e. complex manual handling and 24 hour posture management
  • To participate in professional leadership roles for AHPs in the CommunityTherapyTeam(s). Act as a clinical exemplar within the team and locality/business unit.
  • To contribute to partnership working with partners in Primary and Social care to support Integrated Care team model which identifies and case manages those patients needing

Confidentiality

Confidentiality/data protection regarding all personal information and Trust activity must be maintained at all times (both in and out of working hours) in accordance with professional codes of conduct and relevant legislation such as the Data Protection Act. The post holder should ensure that they are familiar with and adhere to all Trust Information governance policies and procedures. Any breach of confidentiality will be taken seriously, and appropriate disciplinary action may be taken.

Equal Opportunities

Promote the concepts of equality of opportunity and managing diversity Trust wide.

Health and Safety

Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed upon them under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, paying due regard to health and safety in the workplace and management of risk to maintain a safe working environment for service users, visitors and employees.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • Paid annual leave and statutory maternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Access to our very own pension’s scheme called 'NHSP Stakeholder pension’

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

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