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Advanced Occupational Therapist - Team Lead for Medicine

Band 7

Main area
Division B - Occupational Therapy
Band 7
Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
£33,222 to £43,041 p.a. pro rata
13/11/2018 23:59
Interview date



Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

Are you working at MSc level, experienced at working in acute care with complex medical patients, skilled in staff development and practice evidence based therapy and committed to improving patient services? If so then this is the job for you.

We are seeking an Advanced Occupational Therapist to lead the medical team in Occupational Therapy. The team covers a range of specialities, including Cardiology, Respiratory, Renal, Vascular and Hepatology. You will be responsible for the supervision development of the Occupational Therapy medical team, promoting and implementing best practice, participate in wider service developments within Occupational Therapy and carry your own caseload. This post requires some weekend/bank holiday working.

Part Time hours will be considered.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

The closing date is 13 November 2018.

Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Natalie Robertson or Sara Levy on 01223 217244

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038