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Senior Practitioner

Salary details: £ - £

Location
Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby
Reference
JOB/24/01770
Salary details
Grade 12 £41,765 - £45,149 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for secondment until 31/12/2024
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
26 May 2024

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Practitioner to join the Hospital Discharge Team, based at University Hospitals Derby and Burton to cover a secondment. 

Experience of working in a hospital setting beneficial but not essential, you will need to have transferrable skills to enable you to facilitate safe, sustainable transfers of care for people leaving hospital. This post will require you work flexibly Royal Derby Hospital and Queens Burton Hospital to maintain system flow.

The post is for a 5 in 7 working pattern but at the present time staff are expected to work on a Monday to Friday basis. This this change prior notice will be given in advance.

You will need to be able to manage change and have the ability to maintain positive relationship with health partners and other agencies. You will need to be committed to working in a person centred way with clients and their families to maintain and maximise their independence, whilst observing the tight timescales under the Care Act and current guidance.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25/27 days annual leave per year (rising to 30/32 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

Provisional Interview Date: 31 May 2024

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here

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