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Senior Occupational Therapist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Ford
Health in Justice
West Sussex
BN18 0BX
Contract type:
Closing date:
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 23:59
£38,000 / Year

Are you looking for a change in your career?

Have you ever thought about working within a prison environment, helping to rehabilitate and support offenders to live decent and purposeful lives as a member of the community? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career developments? Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.This role is for someone wanting a part time Occupational Therapist post working with offenders.

There are two part time positions in the Sussex Prisons available (HMP Ford & HMP Lewes) and can be joined to make one full time post if the candidate would like.

This role is a Social Care Occupational Therapist position working in partnership with West Sussex County Council, healthcare and prison staff for 15 hours/2 days per week providing assessments, advice, guidance, referrals, equipment requests and housing reports.

The OT will be working with the healthcare teams and liaising with prison staff for referrals into East Sussex County Council.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is £38,000 per annum - dependent on experience (pro-rata if part time).

Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking at some locations. We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...

Skills & Experience

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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