Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Surgical Emergency Unit (SEU) Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Therapies
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-VP-647-THER-B
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£28,050 to £36,644 pa
Closing
28/10/2018 23:59

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 four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General 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 Value 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 significant 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 www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICE


The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust delivers healthcare services at the four main hospital sites, The JR II, The Churchill Hospital, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the Horton Hospital. Services are also based in health centres, or adjoined to community hospitals across Oxfordshire. The Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy teams have merged into an integrated Therapies Service to support the development of a clinically led organisation and to meet the national and local improvement agenda for healthcare services.
The Occupational Therapy Service is committed to developing a quality service in this ever-changing environment. We offer regular supervision, in-service training, support post-graduate education and actively promote the personal development of all our team.
We work closely with our colleagues in the Trust and Community to ensure our clients and their carers achieve the maximum level of independence at the point of discharge, and are well prepared for the future.

Band 6 Occupational Therapist – Surgical Emergency Unit (SEU)

Vascular & Surgery Team

Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Salary £26,565 - £35,577


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our Vascular & Surgery Team. Therapy services are delivered to these clinical areas as part of a closely integrated therapy team, across Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, with strong links to the wider MDT.

The post holder will manage a caseload and will be expected to carry out assessments of needs, plan for safe discharge of patients, including out of area patients, and also provide rehabilitation.
Delivery of interventions needs to be integrated, timely and responsive to the needs of the client group.

The majority of the work will be based on the Surgical Emergency Unit (SEU), but with the expectation to cover across other clinical areas when required e.g. vascular, cardiology.

The successful candidate will demonstrate competence and flexibility in delivering Occupational Therapy to patients in this field, and will contribute to the delivery and development of the therapy service.

A proactive and creative approach to achieving learning and development objectives will be an advantage, as well as undertaking evidence based projects.

Supervision of students, Occupational Therapists and support staff will be part of the role which will be linked to appraisal of staff.

An informal discussion or visit to the department is highly recommended.

 

For further information please contact:

Helen Wilkins Occupational therapy Team Leader 01865 743489, or 01865 741166 Bleep 1583 or email helen.wilkins@ouh.nhs.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 28th October 2018
Interview date: Thursday 6th November 2018

*N.B. When completing an application form, please ensure that you explain why you have chosen to apply for this particular post or you may not be considered for short-listing*

Previous applicants need not apply

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

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