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Junior Occupational Therapist

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by St Catherine's Hospice

Crawley, Sussex United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£29k - £29k Annual
Full-Time

At St Catherine's Hospice, our mission is to be there for everyone in our local community who is facing death and loss. We provide specialist inpatient, respite and community palliative care to people with life limiting illnesses and their families across Sussex and Surrey.

We are seeking a highly motivated and committed Junior Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills to provide a range of individualised interventions, including small group work, designed to promote wellbeing and independence. The successful applicant will join our established Day and Therapy Team providing services for hospice patients in the Community, Inpatient and Day Services setting.

You'll be part of a multi- professional team dedicated to the provision of a high quality palliative care service. As this is a specialist placement, full training in the specialist aspects of our service can be given.

Applicants must be registered with the Healthcare Professions Council and have post registration experience preferably in a community, mental health, neurology or palliative care setting.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post in more detail or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Claire Lawson .

Employees at St Catherine's Hospice can enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • 27 days annual leave, in addition to public holidays
  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of up to 9% or continued contributions into the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members
  • Excellent commitment to learning and development including external training C
  • Confidential employee support programmes
  • Free flu jabs
  • Discounted gym membership

Salary: £28,992.00 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week

Hours: Flexible between 30 or 37.5 hours per week, core hours 08.30 - 16.30 hours, Monday to Friday

Closing date: 5 February 2019

We are located in Crawley, West Sussex, within commuting distance from Brighton and London and just a 5 minute walk from Crawley railway station

To apply, please download our application pack or call the HR team on

Reference: 632428627