Occupational Therapist (Rotational)

West Sussex
£24,907-£30,615 pa
07 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Come and work for a community NHS Trust which strives to deliver excellent care at the heart of the community, is rated "good" with "outstanding" features by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and which has values of achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, working together and compassionate care.

These demonstrate our belief in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to start or develop your Occupational Therapy career. We are now looking for skilled, enthusiastic, highly motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapists to join our newly-developed rotations across Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence and a car available to use for work are essential, as you will be required to travel across sites and in the community.

In this role you will be involved in:
  • Delivering of high quality, individualised, evidenced-based care to all patients
  • Maintaining confidentiality, privacy and dignity of patients
  • Learning, developing and adapting to change evidenced in CPD
  • Operating in a team and contributing to team decisions
  • Managing own caseload and prioritising
  • Teaching of patients, carers and peers

During each six month rotation, you will be supported by Band 7 and Band 6 colleagues with a comprehensive range of in-service training to meet your learning needs. Rotations include:
  • Intermediate care rehab unit
  • Responsive Services (community based)
  • Stroke ward
  • Responsive Neurological Services

We have three bases: Crawley Hospital, Horsham Hospital, and The Kleinwort Centre, and the adjacent Nightingale Primary Care Centre in Haywards Heath.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • B5 OT Rotation ( PDF , 274.1 KB )
  • OT B5 RotationPS ( PDF , 171.5 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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