Occupational Therapist - Recruitment Bonus

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

The permanent posts are eligible for a £1500 New Hire Bonus. An initial payment of £500 will be paid in the first 1 month and a final payment of £1000 will be paid 1 year after your start date. This will be pro-rata for part-time posts. Internal applicants are not eligible.

Rotational Band 5 OT position into the Intermediate Care Team in the Community at Cambridge Rehabilitation Unit.

We are exploring the potential for this role to be part of a rotational role in the future into the Intermediate Care Team .

To provide Intermediate care Occupational intervention to enable patients to maximize their abilities to undertake all aspects of functional daily living reach client-centred goals

Main duties of the job

To be accountable for assessing, interpreting , planning, implementing and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines, with support of senior Practitioners. To identify patient needs, agree goals and provide appropriate therapy interventions. Provide adaptive equipment, rehabilitation programmes, and make recommendations for minor adaptations in line with legislation. To keep the patient at the centre of care, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

CPFT encourages and supports vaccination uptake, as this remains the best line of defence against Covid 19

Date posted

16 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

310-OPAC-3402779-H

Job locations

Brookfields Hospital

351 Mill Road

Cambridge

CB1 3DF


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full job details of responsibilities.

To promote independence and wherever possible and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure patients receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting. To demonstrate the importance of gaining patient and carer consent in all interventions. To work effectively within the team structure and liaise appropriately with members of the MDT and other agencies by attending MDT meetings, case reviews. To ensure that accurate and timely written records are kept which comply with the Trust policy and HCPC guidance, reporting on any issues as appropriate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full job details of responsibilities.

To promote independence and wherever possible and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure patients receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting. To demonstrate the importance of gaining patient and carer consent in all interventions. To work effectively within the team structure and liaise appropriately with members of the MDT and other agencies by attending MDT meetings, case reviews. To ensure that accurate and timely written records are kept which comply with the Trust policy and HCPC guidance, reporting on any issues as appropriate.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in the NHS
  • A broad range of undergraduate placements completed including stroke and/or neurology

Desirable

  • Clinical experience including neurology and/or stroke
  • Community experience

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent,e.g. BSc,, or Diploma entry level qualification into the Occupational Therapy profession
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Documented evidence of own continuing professional development

Desirable

  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy
  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy Specialist Therapy Specialist Section,Neurological

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care and service provision
  • ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good report writing, able to assess plan and implement care, support junior staff

Desirable

  • Understanding of clinical supervision
  • Ability to communicate with patients with impaired communication abilities
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in the NHS
  • A broad range of undergraduate placements completed including stroke and/or neurology

Desirable

  • Clinical experience including neurology and/or stroke
  • Community experience

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent,e.g. BSc,, or Diploma entry level qualification into the Occupational Therapy profession
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Documented evidence of own continuing professional development

Desirable

  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy
  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapy Specialist Therapy Specialist Section,Neurological

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care and service provision
  • ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good report writing, able to assess plan and implement care, support junior staff

Desirable

  • Understanding of clinical supervision
  • Ability to communicate with patients with impaired communication abilities

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brookfields Hospital

351 Mill Road

Cambridge

CB1 3DF


Employer's website

https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brookfields Hospital

351 Mill Road

Cambridge

CB1 3DF


Employer's website

https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

David Rose

david.rose@cpft.nhs.uk

01223219252

Date posted

16 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

310-OPAC-3402779-H

Job locations

Brookfields Hospital

351 Mill Road

Cambridge

CB1 3DF


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