Occupational Therapist

Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
CM22 6XL
Hertfordshire NHS £ 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
14 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To maintain own clinical professional development (CPD) by maintaining and developing current knowledge of evidence based practice. To maintain a portfolio which demonstrates personal development and shows evidence of reflective practice. To develop and enhance skills and incorporate them as necessary into every day practice 

To actively participate in learning, by the attendance of staff meetings, clinical supervision, tutorials, training sessions, external courses and use of reflective practice

To identify and meet objectives for personal development together with senior staff

It is essential that the post holder is a car owner/driver

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19

 

Person specification

Qualifications and Training
Essential criteria
  • Occupational Therapy Degree
  • Registration with Health Professions Council
  • Documented evidence of professional development


Experience & Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Experience as a band 5/student in acute adult in-patients
  • Experience as a band 5/student in elderly care.
  • Basic understanding of current NHS issues, professional standards, CPD, clinical governance.
  • Ability to assess patient conditions, establish the patient's problem, formulate and implement a treatment plan.


Desirable criteria
  • Experience as a band 5/student in neurology


Skills and abilities
Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate complex and/or sensitive information requiring empathy and reassurance
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, other health professionals, patients and their relatives/carers
  • Ability to present information accurately, written and oral, in English
  • Clinical problem solving ability in routine cases
  • Ability to prioritise patient workload
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour and patients with life limiting illnesses


Other requirements
Essential criteria
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes
  • Ability to work on a 7 day roster


We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so it is advisable that you check the email address you give on your application on a regular basis.

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

In submitting an application form, you authorise Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.  

Applications from qualified job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, subject to you meeting minimum criteria of the role and salary threshold. Please visit the Apply website for detail.  

Ref: 22AFIP02D

Job Details

Occupational Therapist

Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, Englandd Hertfordshire NHS
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
12 Jun 2022

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