Specialist Occupational Therapist

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Acute Elderly Therapy Team, for an enthusiastic, motivated Occupational Therapist to join our team based in York.

This is a great chance to join a dynamic and developing patient focused acute therapy service, working on the acute elderly wards at York Hospital.

You will be responsible for providing holistic assessments, as well as specialist occupational therapy treatment and management of patients. You will be a key member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team on the ward, and be involved in daily board rounds, long length of stay reviews and play an integral role in the delivery of SAFER.

The team works closely with all partners, including: community services, the Integrated Discharge Hub, social services and the voluntary sector, supporting hospital discharges.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organisational skills, work flexibly and be a strong team player. You will be expected to provide support to students and junior members of staff.

If you are both motivated and flexible, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, then we would like to hear from you.

If you wish to apply for this role on a secondment basis please seek permission from your current line manager before applying for the position.

It's not just the area that's a great draw. In addition, as a member of our team you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Sally Ann Richardson

Job title: AHP Operational Manager

Email address: sallyann.richardson@york.nhs.uk

Telephone number:

Reference: 40883335

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