Skip to main content
Please wait, loading

Job summary

Main area
Acute Therapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Secondment: 9 Month duration from 1st October 2020 - 1st July 2021
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
435-D120-20
Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Town
Blackburn
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
10/08/2020 23:59

Employer heading

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust logo

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Band 6

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

At East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Our busy acute occupational therapy service is looking to recruit a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist to join our Front Door Therapy Team covering ED, AMU and our Older Persons Unit. The role will be based on the Royal Blackburn Hospital site.

Previous experience in an acute hospital setting is essential and community experience would be of benefit. Experience supervising staff and/or students could be developed within the role.

The post is a very demanding one, with a fast turnover of patients. In return training, development and supervision is high on the agenda and is very much supported in the service.

The role will support a seven day service, with core hours being Monday to Friday.

If this post interests you and you would like to know more about it – we would love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to ring us or arrange an informal visit.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we may use this to contact you regarding your application.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

The Trust is committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community. We operate Zero Tolerance to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process is accessible to all. Flexible Working applications will be considered. The Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact a member of Recruitment Services on 01254 732075 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.


Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first pay point of the relevant band.

Positive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCare quality commission - GoodDisability confident committed

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Katie Clark
Job title
Acute Therapy Clinical Lead
Email address
katie.clark@elht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01254 733200