Specialist Occupational Therapist CNRS
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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Stockport NHS Foundation Trust have had a new investment of funding to expand their established Integrated Community Neuro Rehabilitation Service (CNRS).
We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative, experienced Occupational Therapist to join our friendly, forward-thinking team providing rehabilitation for a diverse range of people with stroke and neurological conditions within Stockport.
Main duties of the job
Based in the community, you will work within a comprehensive multidisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Nurses, Assistant Practitioner, Therapy Assistants and Admin. You will be welcomed as a valued member of the coordinated and committed team, sharing knowledge, skills and opportunities to learn.
You will be provide specialist knowledge to facilitate the early supported discharge of stroke patients from the stroke unit, and work with patients with acute and long term neurological conditions to provide rehabilitation in the home environment, and other community settings, improving their quality of life.
Support and education is provided with the opportunity to work directly with experienced and specialist clinicians across the team and the chance to contribute meaningfully to a fast-paced and growing team.
We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.
Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen.
We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.
We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.
The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
You will undertake comprehensive assessments and use your advanced clinical reasoning skills to develop and deliver rehabilitation programmes that support patients to achieve their goals.
You will participate actively in our weekly MDT meeting, linking with therapists from other disciplines and helping to ensure fully co-ordinated communication and goal-setting. Within the multidisciplinary team you will provide support and training to our Band 5 Occupational Therapists, Assistant Practitioners and Therapy Assistants within the delivery of rehabilitation interventions and a supervisor, as well as providing clinical education to student members of the team.
As a member of the CNRS team you will have excellent assessment, communication and problem-solving skills and demonstrate an adaptable, flexible approach whilst meeting guidelines and standards.
Joining the Community Neuro Rehab Service (CNRS) in Stockport, you will see were a supportive, caring and proactive team. Everything we do is aimed at providing exceptional, holistic, person-centred care to people with stroke and neurological conditions within the community of Stockport.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
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