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Title Occupational Therapy Assistant – Oxford University Hospitals (NOC) NHS Trust
Job Title
Region South East
Salary £14,153 to £17,253 pa
Interview Date 2014-02-24
Closing Application Date
Location South East
Job Information

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals – the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

The Oxford Centre for Enablement

Neurological Rehabilitation Service

Occupational Therapy Assistant Post – Band 2 -full time

We are looking for a motivated individual with good communication and organisational skills to work with adult patients in the Occupational Therapy department of the neurological rehabilitation service.

The post involves working closely with staff in a small, friendly team to help adults with strokes and head injuries to regain their independence and quality of life with their everyday activities. The post holders will work under the direction of occupational therapists. The post is interesting and varied. Duties will include assisting patients with daily activities such as washing and dressing, cooking, leisure activities, administrative tasks and some cleaning of equipment and wheelchairs. The post holder will have experience of working in a physical healthcare setting as an assistant, carer or student practitioner.

Training, support and regular supervision would be provided.

For more information please contact Alison Bragg on (01865) 737382 or Corinna Green on (01865) 737392. There will be an opportunity for shortlisted candidates to visit the department on the day of interview

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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