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Team Lead Occupational Therapist

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Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
6
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
Mon-Fri and weekend days
Job ref
185-A-19-77446
Town
Exeter
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy NHS Foundation Trust and University Teaching Hospital as a Team Lead Occupational Therapist withinMedicine. This comes with the added benefit of being in a modern city with a wide range of leisure activities and entertainment facilities. Based within the heart of beautiful Devon and just off the M5, Exeter has a lot to offer, with a stunning coastline and picturesque moors within throwing distance of the city.

The post-holder is responsible for providing leadership and clinical expertise to patients based within acute medicine. The post holder will be required to provide cover to the acute medical wards including healthcare for older people. Caseloads will vary but require expert assessment, treatment and advice and will include complex discharge planning for patients with both acute and chronic long term conditions. In addition you will provide advice, direction and support to other wards as necessary within the medical directorate.

The post-holder will be responsible for teaching and leadership within this medical team working alongside the physiotherapy Team Leads and Clinical Lead, and will support and deputise in her/his absence. He/she will be responsible for the management and supervision of the occupational therapists across medicine in the absence of Team Leads and will ensure appropriate service provision on a daily basis, liaising with the Clinical Leads at all times.

The post-holder is responsible for his/her own workload within the designated clinical area on a day-to-day basis; and will be required to work regularly at weekends. Caseloads will be flexible and at times will involve the provision of service to other areas of the Trust.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

This is an INTERNAL vacancy for RD&E staff. BANK WORKERS ARE CURRENTLY NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY

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

Ros Wade rosamund.wade@nhs.net 2487

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758