Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist - Stroke
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals
Brighton, GB
17d ago

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) Trust is the regional teaching hospital working across two sites : the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath.

We are looking for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to shape and develop the Stroke and Neurology Service at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton

Your primary clinical role will be in the assessment and treatment of patients with neurological impairment; providing acute management and early rehabilitation.

We are looking for an individual to promote a strong profile for Occupational Therapy within the Stroke / Neurology service, working closely with the multidisciplinary team, rehabilitation team and community providers.

Although you will have responsibility for all aspects of your clinical service, you will work closely with the OT Professional Lead, band 7 and 8 colleagues to address professional issues and lead on quality, safety, education and innovation.

We are committed to continuing professional and personal development, and the team regularly has Occupational Therapy students from Brighton University.

If you feel you have the relevant neurology experience and enthusiasm for this post then we’d love to hear from you.

The Royal Sussex County Hospital is in the heart of Brighton which is a large vibrant city situated on the south coast and in the heart of the Southdowns national park.

There is easy access to watersports, outdoor pursuits and areas of outstanding natural beauty. Brighton has a large shopping centre with all major shops but also boasts an eclectic centre of quirky independent shops in the Lanes.

There are theatres, gastropubs, nightclubs and a diverse culture. It is a 45 minute train ride away from London and all of the attractions to be found there.

  • Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.
  • Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)
  • We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.
  • If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.
  • For further details / informal visits contact :

    Marlize Phillips, Occupational Therapy Lead at Royal Sussex County Hospital on 01273 696955 ext 4238 or 63434 or marlize.phillips bsuh.nhs.uk

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