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Band 6 Occupational Therapist (OT) Job Hertfordshire

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  • Speciality: Acute and community
  • Grade: Band 6/7
  • Salary: £29000 - £38000 per annum
  • Location: Hertfordshire, Beds and Herts
  • Start Date: 11th Feb '19
  • Duration: PERM
  • Reference No: J75724

JustOT are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, Occupational Therapist, to join a well-established hospital in Hertfordshire. Our client is looking for a permanent OT to join their acute in-patient service and community service covering a selection of rotations. They are open to welcoming on board either a band 6 OT. Static positions are available, and the client is open to tier two sponsorship.

Occupational Therapist Job Hertfordshire
£29,000 - £38,000 per annum inc HCA
Band 6 - Acute & Community
Tier 2 sponsorship available
Start ASAP

The rotations are 6 months in duration and from an acute perspective currently consist of: Frailty Unit, A&E/Acute Admissions Unit, Care of the Elderly, and Medicine. From a community perspective they are likely to include a Discharge Home to Assess Rotation (Herts Valley wide) and a bed based rehabilitation rotation (Potters Bar). Static options are available if candidates are not keen to rotate.

The Trust is a busy acute district general hospital with most of the main caseload now centralised at the General Hospital site. As a trust they have a busy Accident and Emergency department and one of the largest Acute Assessment Units. This will allow you to gain experience in rapid therapy assessment to help support patients to the most appropriate place of care, as well as participate in avoidance of admission pathways.

The successful candidate will provide specialised assessment and treatment for patients with complex needs, and to provide expert advice, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, carers and relatives and other non-professionals. You will also perform advanced occupational therapy assessments of patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions; to develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme which will contribute to safe discharges and prevention of hospital admissions.

The Hospital (where the majority of rotations are currently based) is within easy walking distance of the Metropolitan line (underground) and London Midland overland Train Station, which is a 20 minute journey away from London Euston.

Car drivers also have easy access via main motorways. M25, M1, A414

They are also surrounded by picturesque villages, bustling towns, great shopping, bars and restaurants.

To qualify for this role, you need:
*Degree level qualification in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
*HCPC Registered
*Proven experience as an Occupational Therapist in any of the areas outlined
*Evidence of Continued Professional Development and reflective practice

Benefits
*Annual Leave
*Pension Scheme
*Training and Development courses
*Course Funding Support
*In-Service training opportunities

Tier 2 sponsorship is offered to applicants outside the EU, so feel to apply if you have relevant experience.

For more information, including a full job description, please contact Everton on 0207 613 7573

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