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Occupational Therapist

Job Ref: J283-259
Salary: £31,609 to £37,440 per annum pro rata
Hours:  15 hours per week, part time, permanent

Are you an Occupational Therapist with an enthusiasm for the delivery of a holistic, reliable and professional service to maintain or improve quality of life for those with life-limiting illnesses? Do you have excellent communication skills, a passion for palliative care and team working?


If so we would like to hear from you.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered and with skills, abilities and knowledge to become part of our established Therapies Team. 


You will be using your valuable Occupational Therapy skills alongside a supportive, highly skilled, multi-professional team to support people with palliative care needs to promote and maintain their independence. The team covers the Inpatient Unit, community, groups and virtual work.


The role is diverse and rewarding. We provide excellent patient centred care and proud to uphold our values of being supportive, compassionate, inclusive and respectful, professional and always learning.


What can we offer a successful candidate?


We have an active Education team providing in-house training and supporting learning opportunities. Free Car parking and subsidised restaurant with a good selection available daily. Continuation of NHS Superannuation Pension Scheme, for existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme.


The hospice is based in idyllic surroundings 10 minutes from the M25,A12 and A127.


Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.


Want to Hear More?


For further information or to discuss this job opportunity or arrange an informal visit please contact Kathryn Owens, Therapies Manager on 01708 753319 Ext. 2378.


Closing date:             3rd September 2021

Interview date:            to be confirmed


If you would like to apply for the Occupational Therapist position, please complete your application online at NHS Jobs, www.jobs.nhs.uk.   The job reference number is J283-259


View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Occupational Therapist position.



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