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Specialist Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

IMC Units, NW
3 days ago
IMC Units, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
3 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 241-152B-21

Employer:
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Rehabilitation
Location:
IMC Units, Bolton
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust was formed in 2008 and, in 2011, we became an integrated provider with community health services joining the trust. Covering a catchment area that also incorporates parts of Bury, Wigan and Salford, we deliver hospital and community based services from the Royal Bolton Hospital in Farnworth and from 20 health centres across Bolton, to a catchment population of 320,000 people. We have a CQC rating as good overall and we have some key areas of outstanding practice with an outstanding rating for being well led at every level.

Buildings, names and models of care have changed over the centuries, but one thing has remained constant and is prevalent among our 5,900+ staff members: the enduring commitment to providing the best health and care for the people of Bolton.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking Specialist Occupational Therapist to join the Bedded Intermediate Care Units.

Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Bolton Council work in partnership to provide patient focused care in residential units in the community. Bolton Intermediate Care focuses on the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission, effective discharge from hospital and promotion of independence, especially for the older person. We have a large and comprehensive multi-disciplinary team that cover a number of beds located across 2 residential sites in the Bolton area.

The position we are recruiting to will be part of the Intermediate Care therapy team, the team consists of Physiotherapists and Occupational therapists as well as therapy assistants. The successful candidate will be expected to rotate across the IMC units to ensure the meets of the service are met. The successful candidate will work as part of a health and social care multidisciplinary team comprising of medics, pharmacists, social workers and nurses.

Candidates will have recent and relevant post registration experience and an interest in elderly rehabilitation in an acute and community rehabilitation setting. They should also be able to evidence recent self directed learning and development.

Candidates will need to be able to travel to meet the needs of this post and will therefore need access to a vehicle for work. The post will provide an excellent opportunity for individuals that enjoy working as part of a close multi-disciplinary/multi agency team. We value regular appraisal and supervision and ensure personal and professional development opportunities are available. You must have a genuine interest in working with older people, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, resourceful and comfortable working in a changing environment.

Although the post is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time hours.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKatherine BehJob titleOccupational Therapy Team Lead IMC ResidentialEmail addresskatherine.beh@boltonft.nhs.ukTelephone number01204 335455Additional contact information

Katherine Beh - Team Leader/Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Katherine.beh@boltonft.nhs.uk

01204 335455



The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high calibre skilled staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be consciously inclusive and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed. We would particularly encourage candidates from a black and minority ethnic (BAME) background and candidates with health conditions or impairments.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Various, NW
6 days ago
Various, NW
6 days ago

Job Reference: J11-37241-OTRP00

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
Adult Forensic Mental Health Service
Location:
Various
Salary:
Agenda For Change (AFC)

Post Title : Occupational Therapist |Band : 5 |Directorate : Adult Forensic Mental Health Service | Location/Base : Edenfield Centre, Prestwich Site. GMMH Bury New Road, Manchester, M25 3BL | Responsible to : Senior Occupational Therapist | Accountable to : Head of Occupational Therapy

The Vacancy is for the following dates - (04/01/2021 to 12/03/2021)
30 hours a week over 4 days a week (days to be discussed at interview) 9am-5pm

Job Summary/Purpose :

To manage a defined caseload using evidence based /client centred principles.

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions and record all interventions.

To abide by the Royal College of Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the Royal College of Occupational Therapy Professional Standards for OT Practice.

To develop skills and knowledge through participation in a Professional Development Planning process to meet the competency framework.

To work within an inpatient mental health setting including secure services, providing a service to patients who are deemed to have complex and challenging needs.

Heading :
Clinical

Responsibility :To undertake Occupational Therapy assessments for a designated caseload addressing Occupational performance and skills deficits, enabling the patient in areas of Self Maintenance, Productivity and Leisure.

To Work with patients to identify Occupational Therapy goals as part of overall care plan

To plan and implement individual and/or group interventions in collaboration with the client, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals.

To monitor and evaluate treatment in order to measure progress and assure effectiveness of the intervention.

Heading :
Risk Assessment and Management

Responsibility :
To contribute to the assessment and management of clinical risks presented by patients within the service and ensure that all risk issues are clearly communicated to occupational therapists and ward based staff.

Heading :
Service Development and Delivery

Responsibility :
To participate in the planning, evaluation and audit of practice, clinical pathways and protocols within your area.

To participate in the delivery of the Occupational Therapy Strategy.

To be responsible for maintaining stock, advising on resources to carry out the job, including the responsible management of petty cash

Professional Development :
To use a personal development plan to apply acquired skills and knowledge in professional practice.

To utilise the personal development plan process, to update skills required for competency framework

To maintain a professional portfolio for CPD, recording learning outcomes through participation in internal and external development opportunities, utilising ring fenced

CPD time.

Communication :
To establish effective communication networks with users and carers, team members, Occupational Therapy colleagues and other agencies.

To work as a member of the multidisciplinary team, contributing to the decisions with regard to client care programmes and the use of resources.

People Development:To review and reflect on your own practice and performance, through effective use of professional and operational supervision and appraisal.

To contribute to the development of support staff via supervision and appraisal.

To participate in the induction, training and education of students, volunteers and other staff in this setting.

To participate in the professional development programme and competency framework.
Health, Safety and Security

To comply with all the service’s security requirements. To fulfil Trust mandatory training requirements.

To recognise the need to prioritise and respond appropriately to clinical emergencies/ perceived risks.

Quality:
To contribute to the Directorate and Professionals clinical governance arrangements and quality agenda

To demonstrate understanding of the National Guidelines and legislation relating to health and social care, and their impact upon service provision.

Equality and Diversity:
To respect the individuality, values culture and religious diversity of patients and colleagues, and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.

Trust Mandatory Ongoing Requirements - to be met by the candidate after commencing in post, these will not be assessed at the recruitment stage

To undertake any other reasonable duty, when requested to do so by an appropriate Trust manager.

To understand and comply with all Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

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Occupational Therapist- Memory service

National Health Service

Ribchester Centre, NW
7 days ago
Ribchester Centre, NW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
7 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 311-B087-21

Employer:
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational therapist- Older People
Location:
Ribchester Centre, Bury
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pro rata

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We’re really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we’re a great place to work.

Our ambition is to maximise people’s potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

If you come and work for us we will offer a range of benefits and opportunities, including:

1. Generous annual leave entitlement for Agenda for Change and Medical and Dental staff.

2. Flexible working opportunities to support your work/life balance

3. Access to Continued Professional Development

4. Involvement in improvement and research activities

5. Health and Wellbeing activities and access to an excellent staff wellbeing service

6. Access to staff discounts across retail, leisure and travel

If you are Kind, Fair, Ingenious and Determined then we want you to come and join our #PennineCarePeople


Occupational Therapist (OT) working within Memory Assessment Service with people with dementia. The OT will work as an integral member of the Memory Assessment Service and within the wider multidisciplinary team (MDT) liaising with other professionals and carers in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of service users, enabling maximum independence and quality of life in the community. They will be required to manage a caseload as decided by their manager and will be responsible for completing comprehensive cognitive assessments within the Memory Assessment Service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSarah LeachJob titleOPCMHT managerEmail addresssarah.leach@nhs.netTelephone number0161 716 3800Additional contact information

Please email sarah.leach@nhs.net



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Occupational Therapist

Outcomes First Group

Leigh, NW
6 days ago
Leigh, NW
£24k - £35k Per Year
6 days ago
£24k - £35k Per Year
Occupational Therapist
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Occupational Therapist 

North West

£24,000 - £35,000 

Permanent, full time

 

Are you an Occupational Therapist experienced in working with children with ASD and other complex needs?

Would you like to contribute towards, and help develop a Regional Wellbeing & Clinical Hub covering leading SEN schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services?

If so, we have the role for you!

This is an exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our North West team, covering schools, residential homes, fostering agencies and adult services across the North West from Stockport to Preston / Lancashire.  An ideal opportunity for those who would be excited by creating a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people, and adults with complex needs

About the Role

You will be responsible for providing individual, specialist assessments and carrying out informed interventions to meet the occupational, physical, and sensory needs of our children, young people, and adults at a universal, targeted and specialist level.  This will include the provision of direct one-to-one sessions or group activities as part of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

As directed by the Clinical Lead the role will also involve the provision of advice, information and training to staff, other members of the clinical/wellbeing and multi-professional teams, commissioners and other agencies regarding issues relevant to autism, learning difficulties, developmental trauma and associated conditions including children, young people and adults who present with behaviours which challenge.

Multi-professional working is essential to our aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children, young people and adults it supports. Collaborative working and integration of Occupational Therapy and therapy support within the day to day running of each provision is a key part of this role.

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a committed and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join the Outcomes First Group, providing therapy across the North West region.  Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

HCPC registration and experience of working with children with ASD and other complex needs is essential. We are also looking for someone with post-graduate knowledge and preferably training in Sensory Integration therapy.

A driving license and car are essential due to the regional nature of the role.

Please see Job Description / Person Specification for a full list of essential criteria.

Why work for us

  • Professional supervision
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

 

Applications are invited online https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/.

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for

 

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Community Paediatric Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Blackburn, NW
1 day ago
Blackburn, NW
1 day ago

Community Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

Are you an experienced paediatric Occupational Therapist who is looking to develop your clinical and leadership skills? We are recruiting to this rewarding role of a Clinical Specialist within our Childrens Therapy Service.

The Childrens Therapy Service are a team of OTs, Physiotherapists and Speech & Language Therapists and Assistants who offer telehealth consultations, clinics and school/home visits to children across Lancashire. They also work in collaboration with Physiotherapists from the Pennine Trust. The Childrens Therapy Service provide a multi-disciplinary approach to the needs of children who have motor/perceptual difficulties that impact upon their functional life skills and access to their environment.

Main duties of the job

Within this role you will:

  • Be supported to develop your specialist knowledge and therapy assessment/ interventions to meet the needs of children and young people becoming an expert resource for Occupational Therapy practice within the Childrens Therapy Service.
  • Focus on occupational performance challenges for children with lifelong conditions, including rheumatic and neurological conditions, with a particular interest in how musculoskeletal difficulties and postural difficulties impact on occupational function
  • Be supported to innovate and lead improvements, acting as a champion of new ideas within the Childrens Therapy Service. You will also be encouraged to grow your leadership skills in the development, provision and delivery of Occupational Therapy across the service.

About us

There will be opportunity to lead on service wide development, provision and delivery of occupational therapy for a specified portfolio, supporting your peers with embedding initiatives from their portfolio area. We are currently reviewing the portfolio areas (long term conditions, early years and time limited clinic based input) to ensure they remain appropriate and they may be changed accordingly. Ultimately each portfolio will relate to the occupational therapy treatment, support and compensatory needs of one or more of the following client groups: neurological conditions, genetic disorders, rheumatic conditions and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Active involvement in research and audit within the Occupational Therapy Service is encouraged.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Be supported to advance Occupational Therapy within an identified locality team in conjunction with the Team Manager using a co-production framework. As a leadership team you will develop multi-disciplinary team practice, so that the team is effective in meeting the occupational needs of their populations.
  • Provide professional leadership in terms of clinical developments, monitoring local practice relative to national guidance and established best practice. You will lead on clinical supervision, training and developing competencies with OTs and assistant OTs. You will develop your management of challenging situations, and work with children and young people with challenging needs in collaboration with parents/care-givers and MDT.

You will be developed and supported through access to professional supervision and peer support, network best practice forums and trust wide OT forums alongside learning opportunities to enhance your personal and professional development.

Person Specification

Work Related Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to comply with the travel requirements of the post.
  • Flexible working - including ability to work extended hours as part of an all year round service

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Confident to work independently as lead specialist.
  • Ability to manage children with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrating excellent leadership and team working skills
  • High level analytical Problem Solving.
  • Ability to critically analyse and evaluate service issues to promote service improvement.
  • High level reflective skills in relation to own practice and service delivery.

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of recent and relevant post graduate experience encompassing the specialist field of practice. that demonstrates an in depth knowledge of specialist area
  • Multi-disciplinary/multi-agency collaborative working
  • Extensive experience of working with children with complex needs and their families in community settings.
  • Safeguarding of children and implementation of policy and procedures with evidence of training/updates
  • Demonstrable evidence of improving and developing service and practice

Knowledge

Essential

  • Detailed understanding of clinical governance framework & implications for practice, including audit and research governance
  • Extensive knowledge of a broad range of assessment tools for children with diverse needs.
  • Extensive knowledge of a range of therapy techniques and programmes and their applications for children with diverse needs/ related to client group
  • Extensive critical understanding & knowledge of research, evidence-based practice and current issues relating to client group
  • Knowledge of local and national clinical guidelines relating to their profession and their implications

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • -Professional Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy/
  • -Current Professional Registration with HCPC
  • -Evidence of continued professional development

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Shadsworth Children’s Centre

Blackburn

BB1 2FD


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Occupational Therapy Assistant

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
3 days ago
Manchester, NW
3 days ago

Occupational Therapy Assistant

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 25 March 2021

Job overview

The Occupational Therapy Department at The Christie Hospital is looking to recruit a part time Occupational Therapy Assistant. The role will primarily assist the team in undertaking administrative duties, which contribute to facilitating hospital discharges, as well as undertaking initial assessments with patients. The role will also involve delivering personalised individual and group rehabilitation programmes, under the guidance of qualified occupational therapy staff.

Main duties of the job

To contribute to delivering an Occupational Therapy services across the Christie NHS Foundation Trust. The Occupational Therapy Assistant will primarily support the Occupational Therapy team with their administrative and clerical needs, to ensure that that hospital discharges run smoothly. The occupational therapy assistant will also have responsibility, under the guidance of qualified Occupational Therapists the Occupational Therapy Assistant to undertake initial assessments and deliver planned individual and group care programmes.

About us

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is the largest single site cancer treatment centre in Europe, and more information is available on the hospital website.

The occupational therapy team is based in the Rehabilitation department. We encourage a supportive learning environment with regular in-service training, supervision and peer support sessions. CPD is actively encouraged.

Job description

Job responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CLINICAL

To carry out departmental administrative tasks as required e.g, answering telephone, faxing/emailing referrals; and ordering adaptive equipment, as prescribed by the Occupational Therapy team.

To contribute to the planning, running and evaluating of meaningful therapeutic groups.

To support the assessment and management of patients rehabilitation needs through initial data collection, monitoring of patients progress, feedback discussion and written documentation(including physical, social, psychological, cognitive, perceptual and spiritual needs).

To advise / inform the Occupational Therapist of the patients progress in treatment sessions; and document in the patients medical and electronic notes.

To work independently under the supervision / instruction of a qualified Occupational Therapist and carry out treatment sessions as requested.

To assist with moving and handling of patients, as required and transport patients to and from the Occupational Therapy department.

To maintain sensitivity at all times to the emotional needs of the patient and their carers, offering reassurance and empathy. This may be in regard to the nature / prognosis of their condition.

8 . To plan and prioritise own workload seeking guidance as appropriate.

Contribute to multi-disciplinary team discussions regarding patients treatment and discharge planning.

To contribute to service development projects.

Liaise with other members of the team and external agencies.

To adopt a flexible working approach to ensure that the needs of the service are met, including possible weekend working and shift work as required.

To demonstrate effective team working inclusive of all relevant professionals.

To be accountable for own practice.

Stock control duties of small aids and other occupational therapy product

Attend and effectively contribute to regular meetings, which include occupational therapy team meetings, departmental meetings, ward handovers.

PROFESSIONAL

To maintain and develop skills and knowledge to deliver a range of interventions under the guidance the qualified Occupational Therapist.

To take the opportunity to extend own knowledge and practical skills by attending training sessions & courses as appropriate and in line with performance objectives.

To actively participate in regular supervision.

To maintain a continuing professional development folder.

To comply with Trust and local policies, procedure and guidelines, especially those relating to risk assessment, health and safety, data protection, confidentiality and security.

In line with Trust and professional guidelines participate in regular formal supervision. 7. To participate in the Performance Review process by identifying objectives in line with own post profile requirements.

To treat all staff, patients, service users, NHS contractors and the general public with dignity and respect at all times.

To demonstrate high standards of clinical practice at all times.10. Promote a positive and efficient image of the service within own and wider team.

Undertake reflective day-to-day practice, directed reading and training.

Identify own learning needs.

DEPARTMENTAL AND MANAGERIAL

To exercise good personal time management, punctuality and consistent, reliable attendance.

To prioritise workload, balancing patient related and team demands to ensure that these remain in accordance with the department as a whole.

To be responsible for equipment used in carrying out occupational therapy duties.

To comply with departmental/organisational procedures and guidelines; and policies.

To participate in the Trusts mandatory training programme.

To be familiar with the Health and Safety at Work Act and ensure personal safety and safety of others within the working environment.

To comply with the Trusts Information Governance Policy.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job role
  • To have awareness of own limitation.
  • Works well as part of a team.
  • Flexible and creative approach
  • Must be able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability to actively promote Occupational Therapy within The Christie Hospital
  • Reliable and self-motivated.
  • Smart appearance

Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrates an understanding of Occupational Therapy
  • Knowledge of the NHS.

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work independently and organised planned tasks effectively.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team; and to be an effective team member
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to recognise own limitations.

Desirable

  • Experience of planning, running and evaluating therapeutic groups.
  • Ability to work with spread sheets and databases.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting.
  • Experience of caring for others in a personal or working environment.
  • Administration experience

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working within an occupational therapy service.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum 5 GCSE's grades A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent
  • A willingness to undertake relevant training to support development.
  • NVQ Level 3 In Health and Social Care, or equivalent.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Occupational Therapist - E00276

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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Specialist Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
3 days ago
Manchester, NW
3 days ago

Specialist Occupational Therapist

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 25 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic therapist with a special interest in Haematology oncology to continue to grow the exciting, new and innovative service managing patients who are receiving CAR-T and other haematology transplants within the trust.

We invite applications from occupational therapists who have experience of delivering a wide range of physical, psychological, cognitive and social interventions to support individuals living with long-term conditions. The applicant would need to an excellent understanding of the effects of immunotherapy, targeted treatments, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, as well as the impact of living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, has on both the physical and psychological well-being of patients.

The post holder will work closely with a band 7 Physiotherapist, and band 7 Dietitian, as well as collaborative working with the Haematology multi-disciplinary team in both an out-patient clinic setting and inpatient ward.

Main duties of the job

The post holder must be able to demonstrate the ability to take on new challenges, and lead on the continuous development of this new service. They must have knowledge and skills in developing therapy pathways, audit service effectiveness, and collect and report data for NHS England. Candidates may also have the opportunities to become involved in research in this new and evolving CAR-T Haematology treatment.

This role requires the applicant to have significant post graduate NHS experience, a good understanding of risk management and moving and handling experience. In addition, excellent communication skills are essential and the ability to manage and prioritise a large caseload of patients with complex needs.

Offers of employment are subject to the successful candidate being passed fit for the post by the Occupational Health department, and following a DBS check.

About us

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is the largest single site cancer treatment centre in Europe, and more information is available on the hospital website.

The occupational therapy team is based in the Rehabilitation department. We encourage a supportive learning environment with regular in-service training, supervision and peer support sessions. CPD is actively encouraged.

Job description

Job responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical

To undertake highly specialised comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments of patients, including those with complex physical, psycho-social and cognitive problems using advanced clinical reasoning skills to develop and provide specialist individualised programmes of care

To be the lead occupational therapist within CAR-T/Haematology providing highly specialist and expert advice, teaching and training within and external to the organisation

To act as an expert resource within the organisation and externally, regarding the occupational management of CAR-T/Haematology oncology patients

To provide specialist occupational therapy advice and input at MDT meetings, clinics and case conferences

To assess patients ability to carry out activities of daily living.

To accept clinical responsibility for those patients referred to the Occupational Therapy CAR-T/Haematology outpatient service.

To monitor, evaluate and modify occupational therapy treatment plans in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of interventions.

To assess for specialist equipment.

To make and provide bespoke splints and braces.

To liaise between specialist and local rehabilitation teams to ensure that care for people with rehabilitation needs is transferred efficiently across organisational boundaries

To carry out risk assessments and provide training and advice on safe moving and handling techniques within the ward environment and offer advice for patients home environment.

To liaise effectively and refer to other National Health, Social Services, Private and Voluntary agencies to ensure patients needs are addressed to ensure safe and timely discharges from hospital.

To maintain accurate, comprehensive and contemporaneous patient documentation in line with local and professional standards, provide accurate reports on patients functional abilities if requested, and be responsible for storage of occupational therapy records in line with HCPC and trust policies on confidentiality and GDPR.

To communicate complex and sensitive patient related information to ensure effective collaborative working between multi-disciplinary team members.

To provide teaching and instruction to relatives, carers and other professionals, to promote understanding of the aims of occupational therapy and to ensure a consistent approach to patient care

To use advanced personal coping strategies to work with a specialist caseload in the oncology setting. AHPs working in this environment may have exposure to breaking bad news, patients with progressive disease and those who are in the terminal stages of their illness.

To develop competencies to enable cross-working between occupational therapy and physiotherapy to ensure efficient and seamless working, whilst respecting professional boundaries

To communicate discharge plans and occupational therapy interventions to the MDT, patients and relatives.

To be responsible for the safe use of occupational therapy equipment within the Trust by staff, patients and relatives.

To plan and provide highly specialised individual treatment programmes incorporating patient focused goals and outcome measures, based on specialist and evidence-based knowledge of techniques and treatment options.

To evaluate clinical outcomes of interventions and to assist other staff in carrying this out.

To use advanced communication skills to work with patients and carers in highly complex/sensitive situations, break bad news and discuss end of life issues where appropriate.

To use advanced communication skills and expert clinical reasoning to enable the patient and carers to adapt psychologically to disease, role changes and disability and to set realistic rehabilitation goals.

To communicate highly complex condition-related information from assessment to clients, carers, families and members of the multi-disciplinary team/other professions.

To advise and support other healthcare staff to develop advanced communication and clinical reasoning skills to work with patients and carers in complex/sensitive situations, enabling them to adapt to the physical, psychological and emotional impact of their disease.

To motivate and reassure clients and/or carers to engage in the therapeutic process

To assess for and issue relevant appliances and/or equipment in line with the Trust Policy and Medical Devices Agency Regulations as appropriate

To use moderate physical effort, manual dexterity and coordination on a daily basis to assess and treat patients. With more complex patients this may require the considerable physical effort of more than one therapist

To lead on the development of Occupational Therapy specialised care protocols/packages relating to a range of issues to improve patient care e.g. development of care pathways.

Professional

To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients

To be fully aware of and comply with the rules of professional conduct as set by The College of Occupational Therapy and the HCPC

To work within guidelines of policies and procedures and standards set by the Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

To ensure the health and safety of staff and patients and to report any areas of potential risk to the Rehabilitation Department Manager.

To be responsible for Continued Professional Development as directed by the Health Professions Council.

To be an active member of the in-service training programme.

To be flexible around working hours to potentially include 7 day working in the future.

Managerial/Leadership

To manage the Christie NHS Foundation Trust CAR-T/Haematology Occupational Therapy Service.

To train supervise and manage junior Occupational Therapy staff, assistant staff and students.

To take an active role in the staff appraisal scheme as an Appraisee and be responsible for the appraisal of junior staff members as an Appraiser.

To be responsible for setting and agreeing a personal and departmental development plan with line managers.

To be responsible for devising, implementing, auditing and amending departmental policies and procedures.

To be responsible for interpreting the consequences of national and government guidelines and policy on the Occupational Therapy service at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

To disseminate expert knowledge of occupational therapy in CAR-T/Haematology at courses, study days, and conferences locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

To evaluate and update existing clinical standards in line with evidence-based practice.

To provide statistical information required to evaluate services.

To take responsibility for the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations. Report hazards and unsafe practices in line with agreed departmental/Trust policy and procedures.

Education

To be responsible for maintaining own competency to practice through CPD activities and the maintenance of a portfolio, which reflects personal development.

To facilitate and provide education, support and clinical supervision to enable occupational therapy staff to develop their skills in assessment, clinical reasoning, appropriate goal setting and the formation of treatment plans for patients.

To facilitate reflective practice with individuals and within the department where appropriate.

To prepare and present formal and informal education sessions where relevant.

To provide and receive peer support from/to other healthcare professionals

Clinical Audit, Research and Service Development

To initiate and actively participate in the process of clinical governance in line with Trust and national drivers.

To encourage and enable staff participation in the clinical audit process within the Trust.

To take a lead role in the implementation of outcomes of clinical audit and evidence- based research and practice.

To oversee the management of specific clinical issues and ensure appropriate referral pathway across service areas are developed and evaluated.

To promote the CAR-T/Haematology occupational therapy role nationally and internationally at relevant conferences.

To prepare papers and articles for submission to professional journals.

To take a lead on the development of objectives or policies relating to occupational therapy ensuring these reflect local health and social care priorities.

To contribute to the development of patient information.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work autonomously and as an effective team member
  • Excellent inter-personal skills - flexible, empathetic, reliable and having the ability to problem solve
  • Self-motivated
  • Smart appearance

Desirable

  • Membership of Royal College of Occupational Therapy specialist section in Oncology Palliative Care (OPC)
  • Membership of other relevant specialist interest groups

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and understanding of the patho-physiology of Haematology disorders and its treatment.
  • Knowledge of new and innovative treatments in Haematology and cancer care

Desirable

  • Knowledge of government policy re cancer services e.g. NICE guidance and how these impact on services.
  • Knowledge of local community teams and referral processes

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced clinical reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Teaching skills.
  • Excellent organisational/planning/prioritisation skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the patho-physiology of Haematology disorders and its treatment.
  • Knowledge of new and innovative treatments in Haematology and cancer care

Desirable

  • Presentation skills.
  • Counselling skills.
  • Basic IT skills

Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience, including oncology.
  • In-depth experience in the Occupational Therapy management of patients with multiple and complex presentations.
  • Experience of working in Oncology
  • Experience of working with patients who require psychological support
  • Previous involvement in clinical effectiveness and audit projects.
  • Experience of managing qualified and unqualified Occupational Therapists

Desirable

  • Experience in the Occupational Therapy management of patients with neurological problems
  • Experience of working with patients in outpatient.
  • Experience of working in Haematology patients
  • Splinting experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Recognised BSC Honours degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
  • Post Registration Clinical Educators Certificate.
  • State Registration via Health & Care Professions Council
  • Evidence of postgraduate training in recognised specialist courses

Desirable

  • Recognised Postgraduate qualification in Oncology and/or Palliative care.
  • Management/Leadership training

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Occupational Therapist - E00276

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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Senior Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Blackburn, NW
3 days ago
Blackburn, NW
3 days ago

Senior Occupational Therapist

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 17 March 2021

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking qualified Occupational Therapist to join the Adult Occupational Therapy Team at Pennine West Hone Treatment Team. The post will be supported under the supervision of the network band 7 Occupational Therapist also based within the team. The role will involve working within a multidisciplinary team within the adult acute setting for service users experiencing mental health problems requiring home treatment. The team covers the Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley locality.

The successful candidate will offer comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments and treatments to service users within the community. They will also be expected to undertake supervision of junior staff and assist in local developments related to the Occupational Therapy services locally and across the foot print of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust.

Interview date: 24th March 2021

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will receive regular managerial and clinical supervision as well as CPD/Training and development opportunities within their role. In addition Best Practice Forums run regularly for all Occupational Therapist working with home treatment teams.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic about working within mental health and possesses good time management skills and a compassionate approach to others. The successful candidate will be an able team worker with excellent communication skills with experience of working successfully within busy environments. If you have these qualities and wish to work within a supportive team who strive to achieve high standards in Occupational Therapy please apply.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/BSC (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • State registered with Health Professionals Council
  • Practice Placement Qualification (Undergraduate OT student educator) within 1 year of appointment

Knowledge

Essential

  • Detailed knowledge of how mental health problems impact on occupational performance and how occupational therapy theory informs practice within community mental health settings
  • Specialist knowledge and application of OT assessments and interventions using expert level clinical reasoning
  • Knowledge of current best practice in community mental health and awareness of relevant government directives and legislation

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Confidently assess and manage risk in relation to occupational performance
  • Ability to devise specialist interventions to address occupational dysfunction to improve occupational performance

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Daisyfield Mill

Blackburn

BB1 3BL


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Heywood, NW
7 days ago
Heywood, NW
7 days ago

Job Reference: J11-B6-OTSP00-SRFT

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
Location:
Heywood
Salary:
Agenda For Change (AFC)

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

Job Title and Grade: Children’s Occupational Therapist Specialist

Location/Trust: Callaghan House, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Northern Care Alliance)

Department Covered: Children’s Acute and ongoing Needs Service

Placement Ref/ID: 35655

The Role:

Shaping The Future Of Occupational Therapy.…join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community, in a Trust rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent CQC report, working in a location with all the benefits of country living with the convenience of big city life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for Occupational Therapist available at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust specifically providing a service working as a member of the Paediatric Occupational Therapy team under the direct and indirect supervision of a Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist.

The Paediatric Occupational Therapy team works with children and young people from 0 – 19 years in the borough of HMR in a variety of settings including clinics, nurseries, mainstream and special schools. The team works with children with a variety of conditions including children with co-ordination difficulties, neurological impairments, developmental delay and physical disabilities. Some of the children have complex health care needs.

The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner and be professionally and legally responsible, and accountable for all aspects of their own work. This includes the management of patients in their care in accordance with trust and professional guidelines. This is in order to ensure a high standard of clinical care for patients with appropriate support from senior occupational therapists.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

  • Independently manage a specialised clinical caseload. This will be predominantly working with children with sensory processing difficulties.
  • Assessment, advising, planning, delivering and evaluating treatment for a complex caseload of children working in partnership with health and education colleagues where appropriate.
  • Provides specialist advice, training and support to educational staff, outside agencies, parents and carers.
  • Ensuring the accurate documentation of case notes.

The Occupational Therapy Team sits within the Integrated Children's Acute and On-going Needs Service within HMR Community Services and is based at Callaghan House in Heywood. We work across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale in a variety of settings to deliver an Occupational Therapy Service to children and young people from 0 – 19 years with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities.

The Children’s Occupational Therapy Team enables children with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities to maximise their development and become independent participants in the community.

Salford Royal Foundation Trust has an enviable reputation, great supportive team with a family feel. Based in the heart of the Hospitals main site, the post holder here will be pivotal in providing the best level of quality care to varying departments and their patients needs.

Excellent transport links mean their location is commutable from Eccles Train Station, and there’s also a free staff car park a 5 minute walk away. They also offer a shuttle bus service running from the local mainline train station.

Skills/Responsibilities

To apply for this post, you will have:

  • Post registration experience
  • Experience working with children with sensory processing difficulties
  • Postgraduate sensory integration training
  • Previous experience across a broad range of junior rotations
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills in paediatric
  • Specialist knowledge in anatomy and physiology to support relevant clinical skills
  • Knowledge of areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management
  • Basic understanding of computers and their applications

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0144 290 2016
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Warris Ali, Recruitment Consultant on 0144 290 2016 or warris.ali@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

National Health Service

Blackburn, NW
7 days ago
Blackburn, NW
7 days ago

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

Are you an occupational therapy assistant looking to work with children with additional and complex needs?

The Children Therapies Service is looking for enthusiastic and motivated occupational therapy assistants to join our Blackburn with Darwen based locality Paediatric Occupational Therapy team. The Children Therapies Service provides an excellent opportunity to work alongside dedicated professionals providing excellent high quality care to reduce the impact of disability to children and their families.

Main duties of the job

We work with children and young people aged 0- 19 with well- Occupational Therapy Assistant developed and evidenced based care pathways covering the needs of children with long term, time limited and early years related needs.

The team comprises of occupational therapists and speech and language therapists. We work closely with colleagues in health, education and social care to provide a genuinely child-centred service. We work in a variety of locations, including clinics, childrens own homes, nurseries and schools.

About us

We can offer clinical and management supervision, specialist support by experienced senior staff, continuing professional development and specialist occupational therapy forums. The successful candidate must be able to effectively manage their own time, and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

The Children Therapies Service has a strong network of clinical leads and a professional lead for childrens occupational therapists. An interest in working with children and their families is essential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details and information about this post, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Work Related Circumstances

Essential

  • Able to meet travel requirements of post
  • Health- the post holder must be assessed as having a level of fitness to carry out tasks/ duties after reasonable adjustments.
  • Ability to undertake moderate physical effort including working on the floor to meet the needs of clients.

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Very good interpersonal & empathy skills
  • Very good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under supervision and independently
  • Ability to recognise own competencies and seek support
  • Ability to prioritise duties and tasks independently
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Ability to facilitate groups
  • Ability to respond to children's needs and adapt intervention approaches
  • Ability to respond appropriately to sensitive situations

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience of working with children with additional and complex needs in a therapeutic/educational environment
  • Significant experience of contributing to therapy
  • Significant experience of handling children in a therapeutic manner to deliver therapy interventions
  • Significant experience of producing information in an accessible format e.g. treatment plans
  • Significant experience of working with people in a person centred way
  • Experience of delivering formal and informal training to carers
  • Significant experience of communicating to clients/ carers in an accessible way

Knowledge

Essential

  • Working knowledge of key issues in Additional and Complex Needs
  • Sound working knowledge of professional issues e/.g. confidentiality
  • Good working knowledge of a wide range of therapy techniques relevant to role

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ 3 in related health/education/care area or hold equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Educated to Diploma level in related health/education/care area or hold equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Good general education including GCSE in English Language or equivalent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Shadsworth Children’s Centre

Blackburn

BB1 2HR


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


Salary

£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 241-152B-21

Employer:
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Rehabilitation
Location:
IMC Units, Bolton
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust was formed in 2008 and, in 2011, we became an integrated provider with community health services joining the trust. Covering a catchment area that also incorporates parts of Bury, Wigan and Salford, we deliver hospital and community based services from the Royal Bolton Hospital in Farnworth and from 20 health centres across Bolton, to a catchment population of 320,000 people. We have a CQC rating as good overall and we have some key areas of outstanding practice with an outstanding rating for being well led at every level.

Buildings, names and models of care have changed over the centuries, but one thing has remained constant and is prevalent among our 5,900+ staff members: the enduring commitment to providing the best health and care for the people of Bolton.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking Specialist Occupational Therapist to join the Bedded Intermediate Care Units.

Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Bolton Council work in partnership to provide patient focused care in residential units in the community. Bolton Intermediate Care focuses on the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission, effective discharge from hospital and promotion of independence, especially for the older person. We have a large and comprehensive multi-disciplinary team that cover a number of beds located across 2 residential sites in the Bolton area.

The position we are recruiting to will be part of the Intermediate Care therapy team, the team consists of Physiotherapists and Occupational therapists as well as therapy assistants. The successful candidate will be expected to rotate across the IMC units to ensure the meets of the service are met. The successful candidate will work as part of a health and social care multidisciplinary team comprising of medics, pharmacists, social workers and nurses.

Candidates will have recent and relevant post registration experience and an interest in elderly rehabilitation in an acute and community rehabilitation setting. They should also be able to evidence recent self directed learning and development.

Candidates will need to be able to travel to meet the needs of this post and will therefore need access to a vehicle for work. The post will provide an excellent opportunity for individuals that enjoy working as part of a close multi-disciplinary/multi agency team. We value regular appraisal and supervision and ensure personal and professional development opportunities are available. You must have a genuine interest in working with older people, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, resourceful and comfortable working in a changing environment.

Although the post is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time hours.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKatherine BehJob titleOccupational Therapy Team Lead IMC ResidentialEmail addresskatherine.beh@boltonft.nhs.ukTelephone number01204 335455Additional contact information

Katherine Beh - Team Leader/Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Katherine.beh@boltonft.nhs.uk

01204 335455




The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high calibre skilled staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be consciously inclusive and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed. We would particularly encourage candidates from a black and minority ethnic (BAME) background and candidates with health conditions or impairments.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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