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Deputy Manager - Occupational Therapy

Job Description

We are looking for an Occupational Therapy Deputy Lead working at MSc level to join our department. This post is a fixed-term/secondment post for 9 months. You will need to be experienced at working with patients in an acute care setting with highly complex needs applying evidence based therapy. With skills in staff development and leadership; service evaluation and development; as well as being committed to improving patient services, you will be responsible for the delivery of excellent care by the Occupational Therapy department.

This post requires some weekend/bank holiday working.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population. Addenbrooke’s provides emergency, surgical and medical care for local people and is the Major Trauma Centre (MTC) for the East of England. It is also a regional centre of excellence for specialist services such as transplantation, cancer, neurosciences, paediatrics and genetics. Based on the same site as Addenbrooke’s, the Rosie Hospital is a maternity and women’s hospital and the regional centre of excellence for maternity and newborn care.

With over 8500 staff and over 1000 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. CUH’s values – Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust’s vision is to be the best academic healthcare organisation in the world, excelling in patient care, teaching and biomedical research. The Trust has just implemented a new electronic patient record which is the largest ever investment in improving healthcare quality and is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Benefits to you
• Opportunities for continuous professional development
• A wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Sue Bursnall on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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