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Occupational Therapist - Community neuro rehab team

Employer
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brighton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
A post has arisen with the Brighton and HoveCommunity Neuro-Rehabilitation Team (CNRT).

The post holder will manage a varied and complex caseload providing skilled occupational therapy intervention for people requiring assessment and neuro-rehabilitation when they are experiencing impairments that impact upon high level functioning and activities. The post holder will focus their interventions on supporting people to increase their autonomy and independence within their homes enhance their social participation and psychological well-being and facilitate the resumption of roles important to the person including education or employment. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to education for the person, their family and the wider support network and to act as a resource for CNRT. Experience of working with people with neurological conditions within community is essential and we need you to be an effective communicator who can work flexibly and proactively to deliver a prompt and clinically effective service. You should be a creative problem solver and demonstrate a willingness to develop and pilot new ideas. We provide all of our staff with the opportunity to work in a Multidisciplinary Team that is continuing to develop to meet the needs of the people that we serve and provide innovative and effective ways of delivering intervention. We support all staff with professional supervision and regular development reviews and relevant training.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for a complex neuro caseload
  • To work as part of a MDT
  • To collect and report on data relating to the service
  • To support with service development and development of others as required


About us

We provide all of our staff with the opportunity to work in a Multidisciplinary Team that is continuing to develop to meet the needs of the people that we serve and provide innovative and effective ways of delivering intervention.

We support all staff with professional supervision and regular development reviews and relevant training.

The successful applicant will be supported to develop more specialist and advanced clinical and leadership skills.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are seeking an OT who has some post graduate neuro rotations /experience, who is a dynamic MDT worker, able to use initiative and who would relish the challenge of being able to help provide an comprehensive and enabling service to the residents of Brighton and Hove. The successful applicant will be supported to develop more specialist and advanced clinical and leadership skills.

See job description, person spec and supplementary information for more on the role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree/ diploma in occupational therapy
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Post Graduate training in a Neuro field


Experience

Essential

  • substantial experience in neuro rehab
  • advanced assessment, treatment and discharge planning skills
  • capacity to work as an autonomous practitioner
  • record and maintain patient records


Desirable

  • management of lower grade staff
  • signposting to statutory and non statutory service
  • experience of SSNAP data collection


knowlegde and skills

Essential

  • advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • effective member of a team
  • motivational and able to neogiate
  • advanced clinical reasoning skills
  • ability to use and analysis standardized assessments
  • ability to work under pressure
  • innovation and service development
  • car driver and access to a car


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brighton General Hosptial

Elm Grove

Brighton

BN2 3EW

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150-DD8535-EAS-A

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