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 wanting to develop rehabilitation, organisational and management skills?
We are looking to recruit an occupational therapist to the team. The role includes working with patients to prevent hospital admission, supported discharge and working with patients on a long term caseload.
Our integrated team comprises of Therapists, Nurses, Healthcare and therapy assistants as well as Voluntary sector advisors, GP's, social work, mental health nurses and team administrators.
Successful applicants will be part of an enthusiastic, patient focused team caring for patients in their own homes while working collaboratively with GPs, acute hospitals, Social care, Hospices and other third sector organisations. You will have the opportunity to work with patients with a wide range of clinical presentations. We have a well-established structure for clinical supervision and in service training; this will provide you with fantastic opportunities to enhance your existing knowledge and skills. It will also support your clinical work and professional development. You will also have opportunities to supervise therapy staff and students.
The post is advertised for 37.5 hours per week although flexible hours would be considered.
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 £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 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).
Interview date - 7th May 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Fiona Brooke Apply