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Advanced Occupational Therapist

Job Description

At Virgin Care Limited our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care.

We provide front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006. We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive and to support people to be healthier, happier and in control at every stage of their journey. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, then read on.

Our vacancy
We are looking for an Experienced Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist to join the team in our Surrey Wheelchair Services - to be involved in:

  • Providingcomplex mobility and postural assessments to clients in Surrey in clinic settings and community locations with the delivery of high quality,
    individualised, evidenced based care to all patients
  • Prescribing products that assist clients with mobility, pressure and postural difficulties
  • A varied and changeable schedule of work both in hospital settings and community locations
  • A range of different situations – always demonstrating a sensitive and diplomatic approach
  • Working with a range of qualified and unqualified staff including Therapists, Engineers, Product Advisors, Technical instructors and Administration staff
  • Managing a locality base within the Surrey Services Development of our service for the future in the changing NHS

For our Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist -positions we require you to have:

  • Registered Occupational or Physiotherapist qualification Interest in mobility, pressure and postural management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise caseload
  • Desire to work in a multidisciplinary environment and work collaboratively with acute and community services.
  • Motivation to develop and extend professional knowledge / expertise
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly, without direct supervision
  • Current full driving licence
  • Efficient IT skills

The rewards
As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you a competitive salary with ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions. You will have access to a pension, the use of the Virgin tribe discount card and the chance to work for a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team.

In addition, our Occupational/Physiotherapy positions are offered flexible
working, some opportunities for home working and London weighting enhancements.

The place
Surrey Wheelchair Services are led by a clinical services manager and cover a semi-rural setting providing services in both East and West Surrey.Service locations are East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, Woking Community Hospital, Jarvis Centre in Guildford and Farnham Hospital.

Our main hub is at Woking Hospital. Our staff spend a varied day in these locations and in the local community. Surrey has a variety of populations and cultures both urban and rural. Ideally you will have access to your own -car but service vans are available . The Surrey team work across the four localities and consist of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Technical Instructors and administration staff.

If our Occupational Therapist/ Physiotherapist role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for and you share our values we’d-love to hear from you. Click on our website link to see if you fit!

Virgin Care Limited are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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