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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Before applying for a position with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, we recommend that you read our Guidance for Applicants Applying to NUH via NHS Jobs document attached to this advert. It contains practical advice to assist you in making the best application possible for this vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and enthusiastic Senior OT to join the Health Care Of Older Peoples Team based at the Queens Medical Centre campus .

The successful candidate will be expected to work within a busy HCOP specialty that covers 7 acute ward.The role will include complex assessment and discharge planing, delivering rehabilitation in an acute setting and leading on specific service developments alongside the support of the band 7's.

Skills and experience of working within an acute physical setting are essential .

The post holder will need to have an adaptable approach to work and be able to respond flexibly to patient and Service needs as well as establish effective working relationships with all members of the MDT. The role will require the post holder to have excellent skills at managing their own clinical caseload as well as supporting junior staff with their caseloads.

You will be supported through regular supervision, personal development review and training to assist in developing your skills to fulfill this role.

Hours of work will be required to cover 3 weekdays. Some rostered weekend shifts also will also be included as part of our 7 day service provision..

For further details / informal visits contact:
Debaleena McGrogan on  ( Phone number removed )  extension 63273

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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