Allied Health Professionals - Advanced Occupational Therapist

  • Department Acute Inpatients Critical Care.
  • Salary £37,570.00 – £43,772 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/02/2020
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-AOT-047
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanant
  • Hours 18.75 hours per week

The Therapy Centre is delighted to have secured funding to uplift therapy service levels within critical care at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford.

As part of this investment we are looking for a band 7 Occupational Therapist

We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good management and leadership skills, who can work well in a team as well as independently.  You will join the full time band 7 Physiotherapist and offer support and advice to the Rehabilitation Technicians and Therapy Assistant Practitioners based in the critical care units. You will be carrying out and providing guidance in treatment planning, goal setting and therapy intervention.

The Occupational Therapy staff have a robust clinical supervision structure and attend relevant training within the Trust and externally. The team, and this post holder, would be expected to mentor students by being a practise educator linked to Coventry University.

The Therapy department is working towards being at the forefront of innovation in leading the way by undertaking development and service evaluation utilising the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) methodology and Lean practise. The Trust is one of only five Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.

This post is 18.75 hours per week, working across a 7 day shift pattern,  including the providing of therapies across inpatients at weekends and bank holidays

We would welcome any interested person contacting the department for a discussion or to arrange a visit prior to applying or interview if shortlisted.

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