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Rotational Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 pa
23/01/2018 23:59



We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our rotation across the Cornish Health Community. We are looking for a team member who can provide decisive and effective Occupational Therapy input. You will commence the rotation at Marie Therese Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Hayle. Marie Therese Neurological Rehabilitation Unit is a 12 bedded Unit, managing patients with a range of complex neurological conditions.

• This is an entry-level post working the equivalent of 37.5 hours per week.

• This post holder will join the Occupational Therapy Band 5 rotation scheme. This is a scheme, which spans across different health setting and different areas of practice.

• Within this rotation you will develop specialist skills in the following areas: Physical medicine, learning disabilities and adult mental health, under the guidance of the senior staff. Work base will change with site changes.

It is part of the Therapy Department’s objective to provide assessment/discharge planning towards rehabilitation over seven days. This post may include weekend working and will require flexibility in the hours worked.

Do you have effective communication skills, a flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and independently?

Can you demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to learning and service delivery? If so come and join us.

International candidates are welcome with Skype interviews available if required. We welcome applications from students pending completion of studies and HCPC registration.

Disability confident employer

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julie Beard, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Marie Therese Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Hayle on 01736 758891.