AINTREE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
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Currently Liverpool has two acute Hospital trusts operating over 4 sites; Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (AUHFT) and Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital (RLBUHT) which also looks after Liverpool University Dental Hospital.
The trusts, who have a history of collaborative working to fit the needs of the patients of Liverpool and the North West, have identified additional ways to improve the quality and sustainability of services through further partnership. Our doctors, nurses and health professionals have developed a consistent clinical view that it would be in the best interest of patients if they worked as single clinical teams, delivering the same standards of care, in the same way, across hospital sites. This has led to a proposal to for both organisations to come together as one, through a formal merger.
It is an exciting time of change for our trusts as we take the best of both organisations to deliver outstanding care for our patients. We also have a focus on staff, with an ambition to make the new organisation the best place for staff to train and work. Merger brings with it an opportunity to reconfigure services, provide more diverse opportunities for career development and attract more research funding, leading to enhancement of staff skills by delivering and performing more innovative treatments and taking part in clinical trials. Joining the trusts at this time is an opportunity to be involved in one of the most significant changes we will see in the local health service and to drive improvements in care.
Occupational Therapist - Rotational
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
If you are a highly motivated Occupational Therapist with Band 5 experience, you will not want to miss out on this exciting opportunity to join the Band 6 Occupational Therapy rotations at Aintree University Hospital.
We currently offer 9 monthly rotations in Major Trauma, Orthopaedics, DME, First Response, Medicine / Surgery, Aintree at Home, Aintree to Home and Stroke. This will allow you to consolidate your knowledge and skills across a broad range of clinical areas and locations in a forward thinking, supportive and dynamic environment, alongside other skilled Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Assistant Practitioners and Generic Therapy Assistants. The Band 6 Occupational Therapists work as part of the wider Integrated Multi-Therapies Service at Aintree which provides the opportunity to be involved in service development and leadership within a wider Therapy Team. Aintree is a teaching hospital and there is a strong commitment to continuing professional development supported by the Trust’s COMPASS appraisal system. You will bring the drive to develop yourself, your colleagues and your service in this post.
There will be a requirement to work across a 7 day service within the rotations.
For more information about the knowledge and skills required of you in this post, please see attached the attached personal specification.
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NOTE: All permanent and fixed term appointments of 12 months or more (with the exception of Doctors in training and short term appointments) will be appointed subject to a probationary period.
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