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Occupational Therapist

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Hospital
Location
Wakefield
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
2 Aug 2021
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Thank you for your interest in a post at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Every employee at the Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. We strive to be an excellent employer for every one of our employees from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence. You can find out more about our vision and values from our videos and website, which you can access via this page.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to apply for a 12 month fixed term contract or be seconded to work in the Post COVID19 team as part of the MY Therapy Community Rehabilitation Team.

The post will involve managing the Occupational Therapy requirements for this group of patients referred to the MY Therapy service.

The successful candidate will work closely alongside our Band 7 Specialist Post COVID19 Physiotherapist within the Respiratory specialty section of the service. The post holder will assist in continuing to develop this specialist area of the team and provide the Occupational Therapy intervention for this group of patients accepted onto the service.

The post will be an evolving one and there will be opportunity to support the B7 Physiotherapist in continuing to develop the Post COVID19 pathway so will involve both clinical and service development opportunities.

The work will involve:

· Fatigue management including working through an established 6 week pathway

· Vocational rehabilitation

· Attention and memory strategies

· Referral onto other appropriate services as required

Much of the current work is carried out over the phone or virtually via Attend Anywhere but clinics at both Pinderfields Hospital and Church View Health Centre are available and of course seeing patients in their own home is encouraged where required.

The Community was rated as 'Good' when last inspected by the CQC and the successful candidate will instil the Trusts values and behaviours in ensuring quality services continue to be delivered and to strive for further improvement.

In return we will offer: -
  • Regular supervision
  • A friendly and supportive environment.
  • An inclusive and thorough induction programme.
  • Commitment to learning and opportunity to develop clinical skills in the community setting
  • The full job description is attached.


The post can be offered as 12 month fixed-term contract or a secondment opportunity. If applying for a secondment, please ensure that you have discussed and agreed this with your current manager before submitting an application.

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