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Specialist Occupational Therapist

  • Location

    Sunderland

  • Sector:

    Staffing / Employment Agencies

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £31365 - £37890

  • Job ref:

    263-SL21-145-JW

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-03

  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

The post holder will also have opportunities to supervise and support junior staff and take an active part in their development.

Candidate Description

As you will be required to work across both localities in a range of settings, you must be able to meet the mobility requirements of the post. CABIS is a multidisciplinary team working in partnership with numerous agencies, including secondary care and third sector organisations. In order to succeed in this role you will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to demonstrate a calm and professional approach in challenging situations.

Application Description

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Stephen Spoors Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist on 0191 566 5650.

Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites. Sunderland & Gateshead Community Acquired Brain Injury Service (CABIS) An opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Occupational Therapist with CABIS, providing community based neuro rehabilitation for people 16 years and over following an acquired brain injury (ABI). Services are delivered across the Sunderland and Gateshead localities. We are looking for someone who is suitably qualified and wishes to further enhance their neurorehabilitation skills. The successful candidate will be required to provide specialist occupational therapy assessment and interventions to patients with complex clinical needs as a result of an ABI. This will include assessing a combination of physical, cognitive, sensory, psychological, social and vocational needs. Work will be undertaken in a range of settings including the patient's home, nursing and social care environments, as well as the team bases at Monkwearmouth Hospital and Gateshead Health Centre. You will have excellent opportunities for continuing professional development and be supported by regular supervision, work based learning and specialist training. There will be opportunities to be involved in research and pathway development as part of your practice and learn from and contribute to a highly specialist and experienced group of practitioners.