An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Critical Care Team at Peterborough City Hospital. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our team which provides acute inpatient services to Critical Care Unit, Respiratory and Cardiac wards as well as a Pulmonary Rehabilitation service.
This role is for you if you like a fast paced and busy ward. As part of the multi-disciplinary team you will be required to apply your knowledge and clinical reasoning to rehabilitate patients and support safe, effective and timely discharges from hospital, liaising with a variety of community and voluntary services as well as identifying and providing equipment needs for discharge.
Therapy Services sits as part of the wider Rehabilitation Service which includes Dietetics and Speech & Language Therapy. You will be joining a well-established multi-disciplinary service. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical and teaching skills and be actively involved in service development. We offer clinical and managerial supervision and performance appraisals.
The post is based at Peterborough City Hospital within our Acute Medicine Team. The team consists of a combination of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Technicians and Assistants who are committed to joint working to deliver a high quality service and support discharge.
Modern healthcare delivery requires a 7 day service and therefore some weekend and on call working may be required.
Successful candidates need to be fully qualified with experience in an Acute Hospital environment and HCPC registered. You should be forward thinking, dynamic and have the desire to develop and improve patient care.
We offer the following support:
- Professional support
- Protected CPD time
- Protected service development / audit time
- Regular Clinical Supervision