Occupational Therapist (part-time, 1 year fixed term)
17 May 2019
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Delivered from our new location at Shelford Bottom, Cambridge and the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech, our care and services are provided free of charge and we have been recognised, this year, as outstanding by CQC. Our professional, compassionate and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping our patients and their loved ones to make every moment count.
We are currently looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work 18.75 hours per week on a fixed-term contract. You will be working as part of our Therapy Team, alongside other Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Therapy Assistant. In this role, you will be expected to work as part of the team providing support to patients on our in-patient unit, day therapy service and our community team. You will be helping patients to manage common symptoms such as: anxiety, fatigue and breathlessness and empowering them to regain some control at a challenging time in their lives.
The successful candidate will have: relevant work experience, diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy, Health Professional Council registration (HPC) as well as be able to work unsupervised, manage case load and make decisions related to care planning.
For more information, please see the job description and person specification.
At Arthur Rank Hospice, we value our staff and offer a range of benefits: Personal Pension Plan (with ability to retain membership of NHS Pension Scheme subject to qualifying criteria), Cycle to Work scheme, Study leave, Lease cars (eligibility criteria applies), generous holiday entitlement, Staff survey and Staff forum, access to Occupational Health services, Flexible working, ongoing training, Group Life Assurance, Long Service Awards and staff discounts to our in-house Bistro and Salon HD.
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Hours: Part-time (18.75 p/w)
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Contract: 1 year fixed term
Unfortunately, only short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks after closing date. Candidates with a disability that meet the minimum criteria will be guaranteed an interview.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date: 2nd June 2019
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