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Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
OT
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-RR291-19-B
Site
Community
Town
Redbridge
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 plus HCA pa
Closing
02/10/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Come and join Redbridge Community Health & Social Care Service to enhance and promote independent living, develop your skills and knowledge.

1) Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference?

2) Can you instil confidence and promote independence?

3) Can you contribute to providing rehabilitation in an integrated health and social care team?

If you can answer YES to these questions we would love to hear from you!

We have exciting opportunities for a band 6 Occupational Therapists with the right skills, experience and qualifications.

Redbridge is proud of its progress in establishing Integrated Rehabilitation services, working in partnership across health, social care and the voluntary and private sectors over the past decade.

We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated people who can support the rehabilitation process with a broad range of patients, primarily in their home. In return, you will be part of a likeminded, dedicated multidisciplinary team and, receive ongoing training and support in your continuing professional development in a friendly, supportive environment.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Arwa Elawad,

Team lead and OT lead