Allied Health Professionals - Occupational Therapist

  • Job Type Occupational Therapy
  • Salary £23,023 - £29,608 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/07/2018
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SOT-318
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our team  working on a rotational basis at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust across both The Royal Shrewsbury and The Princess Royal Hospitals.

Rotations are 6 months long and cover:

  • Medicine
  • Surgery 
  • Orthopaedics
  • Stroke and Rehab
  • Front door services including ED

All rotations have a robust competency framework and mentorship system with appraisals at regular periods across the rotation with a full appraisal annually.

All staff are expected to work on weekend days and Bank Holidays across a seven day service.

We offer a robust training and development programme and competency system for all our band 5's supporting experienced band 5's in careers development opportunities.

For those applicants approaching the end of their training we welcome contact to support you through your first NHS Jobs application with the understanding you will not have your HCPC number until the summer.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital is ideally situated with access to the coast and 3 international airports within a short driving distance and the countryside on our doorstep. The Trust is privileged to be one of only 5 Trusts in the Country to be selected following a rigorous application process to NHS Improvement and are being supported by the Virginia Mason Institute who based in Seattle, USA, develop organisations to have a culture of quality improvement based around strong evidence based methodology including the coaching and training leaders of all professions and grades in the Lean for Leaders programme as well as supporting a World Class Management System to develop a quality improvement culture focusing on having the patient at the centre of all we do whilst empowering all staff to be actively involved in service improvements.

We encourage perspective candidates to contact for further information regarding this exciting opportunity and welcome anyone wishing to visit us for a look around the area and meeting the excellent staff working within the service.

Though not a designated Teaching Hospital Trust we do have the distinct educational benefit of have 2 universities within our walls which has risen to an excellent library and training facility. 
These 2 universities are University of Staffordshire who host their nursing degree here and also Keele University who have undergraduate medical training and development on site with designated leads practicing within the organisation.


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