Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Eating Disorders
Band 5
37.5 per week
Job ref
St. Anns Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a.
23/07/2018 23:59





This is an exciting opportunity to join our Trust’s Eating Disorder service which is a well respected and innovative service offering treatment and care to people of all ages and their families with eating disorders. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and innovative individual to work within our services.

As an Occupational Therapist you will be expected to work with the rest of the team to ensure safe and effective clinical practice. As a registered OT (HCPC registration required) you will preferably have some experience of working within the Eating Disorders field and must be a good team worker and able to contribute to clinical practice development. The successful applicant will be a part of the team offering high quality, evidenced based interventions and ensuring high standards of care for individuals with Eating Disorders and their families.

In return we will support and facilitate your development through clinical and management supervision and a personal development plan tailored to your needs and experience. This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your ability, whilst continually improving services and providing hands on care to our service users.

  • You will be required to undertake a Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression course and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course; if this is not achieved you will not be able to commence working in the post.
  • Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.  Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Angela Ballard (Clinical Team Leader) on 01202 492884 or Zainab Abdul- Raheem (Deputy Clinical Team Leader) on 01202 492147

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