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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

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Band 5
Full time 37.5 hour per week
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Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Westcliff-on Sea
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
19/02/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable



We are currently looking for enthusiastic Junior Occupational Therapists to join our rehabilitation team.

We offer supportive rotations with highly skilled and supportive senior therapists who provide regular supervision and teaching to support your development within each rotation

The successful candidate will be a Member of British Association of Occupational Therapy, registered with Health Professional Council and have a Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy.

The Junior Occupational Therapy rotations we offer include:
• Orthopaedics
• Acute Stroke Unit
• Medical Wards, including pulmonary rehabilitation
• Oncology
• Elderly Frailty Service / Discharge Planning Ward
• Mental Health

There are full time permanent posts at 37.5 hours per week. Posts are subject a probationary period and will involve weekend working, as well as working an extended working day in some rotations.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Theresa Philips
01702 435555 Ext 5248

If you have problems applying, contact

01702 508079