Community Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Community Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
30 hours per week
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South Primary Care Centre
£26,302 - £35,225 per annum pro rata
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

We have an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist to join our Community Team based at South Neighbourhood

Blackpool is one of several 'Vanguard Sites' in England, looking at developing innovative and exciting approaches to health care in the community. You will have an opportunity to shape the therapy services that we offer in our neighbourhood. Therefore we are looking for a dynamic and creative individual with a passion for making a difference.

South Neighbourhood is a friendly, welcoming integrated team. You will be based with physiotherapists, community nurses, matron and care coordinators in a health centre with GPs, pharmacists and nurse practitioners on site. You will be supported and encouraged to use all your skills to allow yourself, the team and your patients to flourish.

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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

Kay Dalton

01253 951604

If you have problems applying, contact

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