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Occupational Therapy Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
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Queens Hospital
Burton on Trent
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum
23/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Occupational Therapy team at Queens Hospital, Burton on Trent.

We are looking to appoint an Occupational Therapy Assistant Practitioner who will join our Acute Medicine Team.

Experience of Occupational Therapy will be essential to this post which will provide you the opportunity to work autonomously and further your development in this area. You will work within a strong multidisciplinary team and supported with development needs.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent communication skills and who is passionate about patient care and willing to go the extra mile.

We look forward to your application.

Closing Date: 23rd May 2019

Interview Date: 6th June 2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact


Lucy Key 01283 593034

Important information for applicants;

  • Please make sure your qualifications meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification before you apply for this position.
  • You will be required to provide 3 years’ worthof continuous references, including your current or most recent employer. Please ensure you include their email addresses to avoid any delays.