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Occupational Therapist - Whalley

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Whalley
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for an Occupational Therapist Band 5 for the Woodview Unit, Whalley.

Opening in early 2023, the Woodview Unit is a newly refurbished building on the Whalley site which will have a total of 32 beds including 12 Male, 12 Female and an 8 bedded Male PICU unit. These additional beds will complement those on the Pendleview Unit, Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The Woodview Unit is being designed with extensive input from service users and clinicians and is based on 'safety by design' to ensure that it can provide high quality care. The ethos of the unit is to provide therapeutic care which is empowering, person-centred and needs led, and focuses on promoting recovery and independence

Main duties of the job

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust encourages flexible working. We believe that a positive work/life balance benefits our NHS people through improved health and wellbeing, and as such we would consider working patterns such as: term time, part time, compressed hours, home/remote working and flexi-time where service needs allow. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms any flexible working requests and to discuss these at interview. Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust also offers a relocation and welcome bonus scheme subject to terms and conditions.

We want to recruit people to the service who share our values and are confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability of our service.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree / Diploma in Occupational Therapy
Experience Essential
  • Treatment of a broad range of conditions
Skills Essential
  • Skills for assessing, diagnosing and treating a range of conditions
  • Ability to work effectively within an MDT


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