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We are committed to providing high quality care for the people of Bradford, Airedale and Craven. Are You?

As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high-quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The post will be based on the Occupational Therapy Post Grad Development Scheme, which is run in partnership between Bradford District Care Foundation Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity for occupational therapists to gain a broad range of experience across mental and physical health, acute and community and with people of all ages. Occupational Therapists on the scheme rotate through 16 different placements with BDCFT and Airedale Foundation NHS Trust. These include in Mental Health: Acute in-patients, Low Secure Services, CAMHS , Adult and Older Peoples CMHTs and Learning Disabilities and in Physical Health: Acute Medical and Surgery, Collaborative Care Team, Community Rehabilitation, Cardio-Respiratory, Stroke/Neuro and Child Development Services

Closing Date: 6th September 2021

Shortlisting Date: 7 & 8th September 2021

Interview Date: w/c 13th September 2021.

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high-quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The Trust’s purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: – We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care – We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen – We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver – We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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