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Allied Health Professionals - Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist

  • Department Therapies
  • Salary £37,570.00 – £43,772 per annum
  • Closing Date 08/04/2020
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-HST-192
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term: Maternity cover 9 months
  • Hours Part time - 18.75 hours per week
  • Contact Ceri Sedgley, Head of Physiotherapy Outpatient Centre Manager
  • Email
  • Telephone 01952 641222 Ext 1392 or 4864

In Shropshire we put high quality patient care at the centre of everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our MSK OPD Team at The Princess Royal hospital, Telford on a maternity cover post.

You will be working alongside our MSK Clinical Coordinator and Therapy Outpatient Centre Manager and Head of Profession in setting a new direction for our services alongside the Therapy Quality Improvement Leads (TQILS).

Are you a highly Specialist Occupational Therapist with a passion for delivering high quality patient care and would like to be part of a dynamic MSK team within Shropshire?  As a highly specialist Occupational Therapist you will be integral to leading and delivering MSK services.  You will have a varied caseload of both consultant and GP referrals within Hand Therapy.

We have a team of experienced Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Advanced Practice Physiotherapists in A and E, Fracture and Orthopaedic clinics who are integral to the Team.

The department is involved in research projects and we are committed to allocated CPD time, clinical outcomes and providing a responsive patient focused service.

Demonstration of Trust values will be confirmed by interview, which will include values based scenarios in addition to clinical questions.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation.
If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.
If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.
In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.
Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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