Occupational Therapist


We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Occupational Therapist to provide a high quality, evidence-based, effective Occupational Therapy service.    You will have broad clinical skills and a special interest in palliative care.    You will work as part of the hospice multi-disciplinary team in ensuring effective delivery of patient care.


Clinical work will be underpinned by holistic and specialist clinical skills which encompasses occupational therapy assessment, treatment and management of patients with specialist palliative care needs in order to provide effective symptom management and promotion of functional ability and quality of life.


You will hold a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy and State registration with the Health Professions Council.    You will also have worked at a senior level within the profession and be able to demonstrate significant independent practice.


Salary: £31,696 - £41,787 pro rata dependent on experience.   22.5 hours per week (3 days worked flexibly).


Closing date:  3 May 2017                      Interview date: Week commencing 8 May 2017


For an application pack please contact: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or telephone: 01789 266852.     


For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Kate Hall, Head of Clinical Services on 01789 266852 or email: khall@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

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