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Specialist Occupational Therapist - Amputee Rehabilitation- Band 7 posted by North Bristol NHS Trust

Full Time
Bristol Centre for Enablement, Bristol
£37,570 - £43,772 / year
NHS Band 7/8A

Job Description

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Occupational Therapist – Amputee Rehabilitation

Permanent contract, 21.75 hours per week

Band 7

Bristol Centre for Enablement, Highwood Pavilions

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Therapist to join the specialist amputee rehabilitation team at Bristol Centre for Enablement (BCE). BCE is a regional centre which hosts a multidisciplinary team of professionals specifically involved with prosthetic rehabilitation for individuals who have undergone amputation or who have congenital limb loss.

We are seeking a highly specialist Occupational Therapist with knowledge in adult and paediatric amputee rehabilitation to provide assessment, treatment and management for individuals with limb loss and enable patient centred rehabilitation.

You will work as an autonomous practitioner within a multidisciplinary team of professionals to facilitate rehabilitation with an artificial limb and promote independent living.

We can offer a friendly, supportive environment to further develop the service in amputee rehabilitation in return for your enthusiasm and commitment to the specialty.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal visits/discussions are actively encouraged. For candidates seeking full time employment, please contact me for possible opportunities.

For further details/informal visits, please contact Helen Harvey, Clinical Manager on [Click here to apply] ( Email address removed )

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel [Click here to apply].

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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