Rotational Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Hospitals / Community
Band 5
37.5 per week
Job ref
Community, Alderney Hospital and Poole Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a.
30/10/2017 23:59





If you are a third year Occupational Therapy Student searching for the best place to start your career, or if you are already qualified and would like the opportunity to join our well-respected therapy team, then look no further. Dorset Healthcare Trust require an Occupational Therapist to work as part of a six monthly rotation with Poole Hospital NHS Trust, Bournemouth & Poole Community Therapy Team, Poole Intermediate Care Service, Alderney Rehabilitation Wards and Social Services.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team dealing with complex discharges from hospitals as well as working with acute illness preventing acute hospital admissions and facilitating in the community. The rotations may include adult/elderly care rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation and acute care.

The role is full-time, working 37.5 hours per week, including shift and weekend working.

If you enjoy working in a multi-professional team in a fast paced service, making autonomous decisions about patient care then please apply.

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. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

Interviews will be on 14th November 2017.

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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

Maureen Evans, Nurse Team Leader on 01202 307695

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277149