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Specialist Occupational Therapist


Specialist Occupational Therapist

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Pay scheme:  Agenda for change

Band 6

Salary: £32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time

Reference number: 409-3624622

Job location: Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road, Prescot L35 5DR

Job Summary:

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a specialist band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the hand therapy team based at Whiston and St Helens Hospitals.

Our busy regional unit covers Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man. The hand therapy team comprises of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists and benefits from excellent multidisciplinary working relationships with specialist nurses and plastic surgeons.

We are seeking a motivated and committed individual to join our team. The ideal candidate should have band 5/6 experience working within hands and have a good understanding of hand anatomy and conditions, assessment and treatment techniques. Splinting skills are highly desirable but not essential and a training post would be considered for this position.

Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work autonomously in a fast paced, dynamic setting. A flexible approach to daily tasks is essential in order to meet the demands of the service.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate, with the checking of Adults Barred Lists is required for this post.

Interviews for this position will take place late January 2022. They will be competency based, and applicants will be required to complete a seen or unseen presentation as part of this process.

The closing date is 03 January 2022

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