Allied Health Professionals - Occupational Therapist

  • Department Occupational Therapy
  • Salary £24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata
  • Closing Date 07/08/2020
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford with cross site travel to The Royal Shrewbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-TOT-395
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time or part time job share to cover 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic, newly qualified and existing band 5 Occupational Therapists to join our friendly team of Therapists working on a rotational basis across both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

Our offer

We offer a robust training and development programme and a competency system for all our band 5's and provide support for development opportunities. Please download the person specification and job description to view full details of the role.

Our Band 5 positions are rotational contracts lasting 6 months and cover:

Medicine including the areas of respiratory, cardiology, gastroenterology, care of the elderly
General surgery
Therapy led ward 
Stroke and Rehab
Front door services including ED and AMU

All rotations have a robust competency framework and mentorship system with appraisals at regular periods across the rotation with a full appraisal annually.  You are supported by a stable team of experienced staff, headed by a Therapy-led Management Team.

We can also offer:

Pre-registration positions at Band 4 level until HCPC registration is complete.
Successful applicants can automatically join the therapy bank to pick up shifts whilst still studying (at a Band 2 level).
Shropshire is a fantastic area and a great place to enjoy many physical activities such as: biking, running, hiking, and even more for the more adventurous of you.

Please note: All staff are expected to work across a seven day service as required on a rota basis.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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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