Senior OT – Emergency Medicine / Acute Frailty Static Pos

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Job ref
151-AG508
Site
Frimley Park Hospital
Town
Frimley
Salary
£27,893-£37,259 pa inclusive of HCAS
Closing
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Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.


Frimley Health

Frimley Park Hospital

Senior OT – Emergency Medicine / Acute Frailty Static Post

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 

Full time – 37.5 hours

 

Frimley Park Hospital is opening a new acute Frailty Unit which has provided an exciting opportunity to develop and enhance our well established Emergency Medicine service to include frailty.

 

We are looking for a Senior OT with in an interest in emergency medicine/ acute frailty to provide specialist OT assessment whilst working across Accident and Emergency (A&E), Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and Acute Frailty. The role aims to ensure all patients receive a specialty review as early as possible, enabling resources to be deployed to facilitate admission avoidance or reduced length of stay. Patients identified in A&E will be admitted and provided with rapid assessments and recommendations for discharge.

 

The post would suit an enthusiastic Senior Occupational Therapist looking to work in a challenging and dynamic fast pace service. They will aim to ensure all patients receive a specialty review as part of a multidisciplinary comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) as early as possible. A flexible working approach is essential and the post holder needs to be able to undertake weekend working as we run a seven day service.

 

Our Occupational Therapy team has a friendly, supportive atmosphere and a real team ethic. We know how to look after our staff - making sure they achieve the ideal work-life balance. We provide opportunities for development and regular staff supervision, appraisal and peer review demonstrating our commitment to excellence. We are therefore looking for applicants who are highly motivated and share these values, to come and work with us to provide top class patient care.

 

Our broad and varied workload offers every opportunity to further your experience and our location is great - within 1 hour commuting of London. In fact no other department will offer you more.



Interviews: Friday 2nd March 2018


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Further details / informal visits contact

To find out more about our great career package, please contact Val Sharples, Head of O.T. on 01276 604026

 



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