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Band 6 - Occupational Therapist


Band 6 - Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 295-41022LF

Employer: Department: Stroke and Neuro Location: Solihull Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 pa pro rata

"Defined by our people"

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe's largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is "To Build Healthier Lives".

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Recruitment Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4).

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Stroke and Neuro

We have an exciting opening for a motivated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Stroke and Neuro Therapy Team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust for a 9 month fixed term to cover maternity leave, we are a large acute NHS Trust with excellent transport links into central Birmingham.

The post is within the Stroke ESD and Neuro out patient Team (SANT) based at Solihull Hospital, it would support the development of specialist Occupational Therapy skills required to deliver high quality care to stroke patients on discharge from hospital either in their own home or bedded units.

We are a large and dynamic Therapy Team providing a high quality and effective in-patient and outpatient/Community service from our hospital sites. We have a strong emphasis on staff development and learning with excellent support and a robust supervision structure in place. If you would like to gain a broad range of stroke experience within both the acute and community settings, be part of an excellent team and develop your skills within this specialty, then please apply.

If you are a motivated Occupational Therapist with a minimum of 18 months experience and evidence of working in Stroke and Neuro therapy for 6 months, looking to progress to a Specialist Band 6 role do not miss this opportunity to work within a progressive, friendly team with all the benefits of being a large teaching Hospital.

For further details or an informal visit please contact:

Linzie Bassett Clinical team Lead for Stroke and Neuro Therapies Heartlands and Solihull Hospital

[email protected]

Closing date: 17/09/2020

Interview date: 29/09/2020

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us, this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Solihull, England, West Midlands, B91, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  16023583
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  29/09/2020, 05:13

University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull)

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