Senior Occupational Therapist
An exciting opportunity has arisen for HCPC registered Occupational Therapists to work at band 6 level in a varied rotational post. Rotations generally occur every 10 months across a variety of specialities throughout the Trust. As well as managing a caseload you will be involved in the development of other staff/students and will participate in service improvement projects within a dynamic and vibrant department in a leading Foundation Trust teaching hospital. This post requires relevant weekend working. Full or part time considered. You will have the opportunity to increase your clinical expertise within an exciting environment that actively promotes service and professional development. Rotations every ten months in the following clinical areas: Acute Medicine, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Hands, Major Trauma, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Stroke & Rehabilitation and Surgery.
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.
Full Time 375 Hours and Part time 19 Hours per week available
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:
Natalie Robertson/Sara Levy 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.
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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