Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.
Are you an Occupational Therapist (OT) looking for a new challenge or an OT who wants to develop your experience in Children's Occupational Therapy?
Would you like to work for a Community NHS Trust that has been voted one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' (HSJ/Nursing Times)?
If the answer is YES then send in your application today to Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) and join our enthusiastic and dynamic team of Occupational Therapists providing a service to Children and Young People (CYP) in Hertfordshire.
We can offer a full time Band 6 Children's Occupational Therapy post based at St Albans Children's Centre.
The successful applicant will be expected to hold an integrated 0-19 years caseload, providing a service which meets both the health and social care Occupational Therapy needs of CYP, providing interventions in a variety of settings such as homes, schools and clinics.
Ideally candidates should have post graduate experience/training in assessment and treatment using neurodevelopmental and/or sensory treatment and also some knowledge on housing adaptations. However support, mentoring and further training will be provided to meet the individual needs of practitioners in areas where further up skilling and development is required.
We would consider Band 5 applicants who have a special interest in Children's Occupational Therapy.
The successful candidate must also be computer literate and able to demonstrate good working knowledge of a variety of essential computer systems and programmes.
HCT is strongly committed to continuing professional development and the delivery of evidence based practice which is supported through access to regular in-service and external training, clinical supervision, peer support meetings and our staff appraisal scheme.
In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,000 and a maximum payment of £1,733 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
For further details / informal visits contact:
Liesl Salters Brown, Clinical Quality Lead for Children's Occupational Therapy on Apply