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Band 5 - Occupational Therapist

Employer
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Carshalton / Epsom
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 a year Pro-rata pa inc HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for 2 x Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the At Home Team in Sutton Health and Care . We are looking for candidates with the relevant knowledge and skills, and enthusiasm to deliver and develop the OT workforce within the Multidisciplinary team.

We are looking for enthusiastic Occupational therapists to work as part of the Sutton Health and Care at Home service. You will be part of the MDT team that helps to prevent admission from community, accelerate discharge from emergency department and acute medical ward, Acute Frailty ward and provide supported discharge through Discharge to assess model of care through to community based Rehabilitation all within one team. We are innovative and people focused with a 'one team' ethos, which means better quality and more joined up care for our patients and families. The team strives to constantly improve service delivery and contributions from all staff are highly valued. We will provide professional development opportunities and support you to provide great care to our patients.

If you meet the required person specification criteria and have the appropriate clinical skills, together with commitment, energy and experience then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities include:

To deliver skilled occupational therapy services across the team.

The post holder will have clinical responsibility for assessment and treatment planning for people referred. They will be expected to participate in developing and monitoring the service.

To work closely with multidisciplinary teams and other professionals, particularly in relation to patient enablement, and to assist in the development of good working relationships with statutory, voluntary and independent organisations and agencies.

To actively participate in audit, service progression and role development.

About us

Sutton Health and Care is an innovative partnership of providers working across Sutton (GP Federation Local Authority Mental Health Trust and Acute Trust) to provide integrated services for the local community. As partners we have the exciting opportunity to put the shared vision for how health and care can be delivered into reality through the implementation of a service model for the provision of community services (adult and children) that truly integrates health and care, physical and mental health and primary and acute care.

We are committed to working with each other and commissioners to co-create a model which when implemented will transform the experience of the people who use services in Sutton and fit the vision of the Sutton Health and Care Plan and the national NHS Long Term Plan.

We firmly believe that the partnership will drive transformational change to the benefit of patients and the local health and care system, getting the system to deliver better person-centred outcomes and financial sustainability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Experience of acute working


Personal attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise work


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Good written and spoken communication skills.


Desirable

  • Experience of carrying out audit


Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

St Helier Hospital and Sutton Community

Carshalton / Epsom

SM5 1AA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

343-6418231-AHP-HM-Y

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