An exciting 12 month secondment opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist to apply for a role as a Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our Stroke and Rehabilitation Inpatient Team and Stroke Early Supported Discharge Team at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.
We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good time management skills, works well in a team as well as independently and is able to support and appraise Band 5's and Support Worker staff.
We are looking for someone to work full time. The secondment is for one year.
We are delighted to be able to offer patients the opportunity of assessment by the Therapy Team for discharge over the weekend and Bank Holidays and this post holder would be expected to participate in the 7-day working rota. This will involve working a full day at a weekend as part of the departmental rota.
We are a friendly, forward thinking team working in a fast paced rewarding environment. High quality patient care is at the core of our decision making and we are enthusiastic about welcoming new ideas and staff development.
The team have a robust supervision structure and a strong drive for personal and professional development across all bands and roles facilitating events within the team, department, Trust and externally to enable the best possible care is delivered to patients. The team, and this post holder, would be expected to mentor students by being a practice educator linked with the Universities.
The Therapy department are 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 in Lean practices as the Trust are one of only 5 Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.
We would welcome any interested persons contacting the department for a discussion or to arrange a visit prior to applying/ interview if shortlisted.