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Occupational Therapist - Integrated Discharge Team

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you currently a band 5 looking for development opportunities or a band 6 with a specialist interest in integration, hospital discharge and flow. This is an exciting time to join the integrated discharge team, we have a range of transformational projects we are developing that you could be part of.

We welcome applications from those Returning to Practice, as well as those seeking full and part time working hours.

Main duties of the job

  • To assess, plan and coordinate safe, timely discharges via the most appropriate discharge pathway to meet the patients' required needs.
  • Manage a caseload of patients with varying diagnosis and or /complex needs with a range of disabilities including physical, learning and mental health disabilities.
  • To educate and train the team on the role of OT and provide day to day management for junior staff, ensuring supervision and annual review.
  • To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the discharge team service within the acute trust and the wider integrated services.
  • Take a lead for information management to ensure high quality data which is recorded, evaluated & reported in a timely manner.


About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To plan and implement appropriate discharges through comprehensive holistic assessments and knowledge of discharge pathways, working 5 days across 7 working days

Manage a caseload of patients with varying diagnosis and or /complex needs with a range of disabilities including physical, learning and mental health disabilities,

To educate and train the team on the role of OT and provide day to day management for junior staff, ensuring supervision and annual review.

To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the discharge team service and within the acute trust and the wider integrated services.

Take a lead for information management to ensure high quality data which is recorded, evaluated & reported in a timely manner.

For further details please see job description attached

Person Specification

Skills

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

218-AHP-B5-6189181-A

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