The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust look forward to welcoming Occupational Therapists to join our therapy bank where we frequently have shifts available in a wide variety of clinical areas across inpatients, outpatients and community settings across 7 days a week.
Prior experience in an acute hospital, outpatient or community setting is required for these band 6 roles and please include in your application any specialist areas of interest so that we can tailor your interview and offer to roles that are best suited to your skills.
Main duties of the job
To assess, diagnose/interpret and manage own specialist caseload of complex patients as an autonomous practitioner in accordance with Professional Code of Conduct and HCPC Regulations.
To have developed, through experience and postgraduate training, the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required for the post.
The post holder will work in close co-operation with colleagues within all Care Groups to deliver a cohesive service that is user led ensuring a consistently high standard of patient care, optimal patient flow and safe
To work closely with team co-ordinators and senior therapists to ensure a robust structure of training, supervision and appraisal is delivered to all members within the team.
To work closely with team co-ordinators and senior therapists to ensure the delivery of an efficient operational service.
To act as a source of Specialist advice and support within the Therapy Centre and across the Trust and the wider health economy.
Working for our organisation
Our inpatient services operate across both hospital sites, 7 days a week and cover specialities such as orthopaedics, stroke, cardiology, respiratory, endocrinology, care of the elderly, frailly at the front door (A&E and AMU), oncology, and general medicine and surgery.
We are also looking for Occupational Therapy bank staff to support our community stroke early supported discharge service and outpatient areas such as neuro outpatients and hand therapy assessing and treating a range of acute and chronic injuries, including trauma, surgery and wound management, splinting experience is beneficial.