Occupational Therapist

Margate, Kent, England
CT9 1GA
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
9 Jun 2022

Job Description

Job overview

Would you like to be part of a forward thinking progressive service that is embracing the therapeutic day?

Are you someone who has a passion for working with olderadults and who wants to use your core skills as an Occupational Therapist? We are taking a new and innovative approach to increasing the access to therapy services for our acute services.

In response to our service users' needs and the demand for access to therapy across the 7 day period we have increased our Occupational Therapy posts to be able to support this new way of working.

Main duties of the job

As Occupational Therapists we are positioned to shape the culture of inpatient settings to promote a therapeutic day that co-exists to enhance therapeutic interventions and recovery focused ethos on the units.

"Applicants are required to be a car drivers and have access to a car for home visits and assessments, unless supported by the Equality Act whereby the Trust will be expected to make reasonable adjustments for the successful candidate"

Please be aware, although we are a Mental Health Ward, all staff are expected to wear PPE in line with Government Guidelines.

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Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care and effective) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click ON APPLY FOR THIS JOB - the link will take you to the KMPT TRAC Recruitment Site.
You will be required to register if you do not have an existing account.

To adhere to and apply the current Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct of Occupational Therapists and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and Standards of Proficiency for Occupational Therapists.

To be responsible for maintaining professional registration.

To support the implementation of the current and future Allied Health Professions (AHP) strategy

To adhere to KMPTs policies, procedures and guidelines.

To ensure that the Trust's values are upheld in Occupational Therapy practice.

To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own work.

To take into account the individuality of the views, wishes, values and beliefs of service users, and relatives, respecting equality and diversity and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs

Person specificationQualificationEssential criteria
  • OT Diploma or Degree


experienceDesirable criteria
  • Experience in acute inpatient setting


skillsEssential criteria
  • Evidence of working in a person centred way/approach


PLEASE NOTE: If role is patient-facing, candidates will be required to meet any government requirements for Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment to be appointed. A full course of the Covid-19 vaccination (or where applicable a valid exemption) may be required to be evidenced prior to receiving an unconditional job offer.

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
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Job Details

Occupational Therapist

Margate, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
11 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Jun 2022

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