Community Occupational Therapist inc. £2k welcome incentive
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
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This post is being offered with a welcome incentive package that includes payment of up to £2,000 for the successful candidate, subject to terms and conditions.For more information on this incentive, please contact the recruiting manager whose details are listed on this page
We welcome applicants with a "can do" attitude who reflect the values (compassion, creativity and community) and behaviours of the organisation. You will work as part of the NN1 Community multi-disciplinary team primarily based on the community inpatient unit at Kelling Hospital but may also have the opportunity to work with the community based team. The service offers a commitment to ongoing personal development and offers a supportive, friendly network of colleagues.
Main duties of the job
We are keen to enable our patients to achieve optimum function and independence and you will play a key role in the delivery of care packages essential to this, this whilst liaising closely with nursing and other therapy colleagues within the integrated team. To assist you with this you will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.
You must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate sound clinical reasoning skills and have good communication skills. Applicants should have a positive enthusiastic approach to working in a community setting.
Are you looking for a new challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work in Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust. We are an integrated NHS and Social Care Trust.
Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an Outstanding rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title."
- To Contribute to the delivery of high standards of health care to patients in community hospital beds.
- To assess manual handling needs and prescribe appropriate equipment for patients with long term conditions,; the frail and elderly; palliative or rehabilitative patients to achieve quality of life and independence, where possible.
- To contribute to the delivery of care packages for patients with long term conditions, palliative care and rehabilitation needs for example, to achieve quality of life and independence where possible.
- To work within the integrated team to facilitate early discharge from hospital.
To work with all health care professionals, and statutory/non-statutory agencies to provide a seamless, integrated service to our service users
Skills, knowledge and abilities
Personal and people development
Personal attributes and behaviours
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).