Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Therapies Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Surgery
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
321-AR-SUR-063-SEU-B4
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£19,409 - 22,683 per annum
Closing
29/04/2018 23:59
Interview date
08/05/2018

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


 

We are looking for a highly motivated therapy assistant to join the Surgical Emergency Unit team.

You will work under the supervision of the therapists, carry out rehabilitation plans and help facilitate discharge, for patients within the Surgical Emergency Unit. Working alongside the discharge coordinator, you will participate in early identification of patient needs, arrange follow on care services and refer patients appropriately via intranet and in accordance with trust policy.
You will need to have good communication and organization skills, be a team worker and be able to use your own initiative. You will be supported by qualified therapists, working within a competency framework and will be given all necessary training for the job. You will manage your own workload and participate in team and service development.

Please check the job description and the person specification to ensure that you meet the essential criteria prior to applying for this post.
Informal visits to the Unit are encouraged; please contact Jane Martin (Surgical Discharge coordinator) on 01865 221841 for further information.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Jane Martin (Surgical Discharge coordinator) on 01865 221841

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01865 227812