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Vacancy for Occupational Therapist – North West Driving Assessment Service

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Employer: Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Department:North West Driving Assessment Service

Location:Fleet House, Haydock (subject to change)

Salary:£26,565 to £35,577 pro rata

Excellence in Healthcare everyday, come to work for Bridgewater NHS Foundation Trust.
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established as a NHS Trust in 2011, and as a NHS Foundation Trust in November 2014. The Trust has a turnover of approximately £145M and employs 3132 staff. We deliver a wide range of community-based healthcare services in Wigan, Bolton, Halton, Warrington, Oldham and St Helens, as well as some networked services, offender healthcare and specialised community dental services across a much larger geography.

Our vision is that by working with local people and partners, we will promote good health and be a leading provider of excellent community healthcare services closer to home in the North West.

We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy, and consider them on their abilities. Job shares will be considered for all posts.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for an ambitious individual, who will be part of the North West Driving Assessment Service team taking the next steps in developing great community services and ensuring that everything we do is based around our aim of quality first and foremost.

You’ll be joining us, along with 3,400 colleagues to support our mission to improve local health and wellbeing in the communities we serve, through providing care close to home – in clinics, health centres and patients’ own homes.

What we offer

We offer a great package with inclusion in the following benefits to name but a few:

NHS Pension Scheme.
Up to six weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase an additional 4 weeks annual leave.
Health & Wellbeing Hub which offers advice, support and schemes including Occupational Health support to include self-referral to Physiotherapy and a Counselling Helpline service which can be accessed 24 hour 7 day a week.
Staff Salary Sacrifice Scheme including Childcare vouchers.
A to Z list of staff benefits and discounts.
Opportunities to join our Staff Champions and Staff engagement teams.
Optional Annual Health Checks, Flu Vaccines and Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives.
Please ensure that you read the Job Description which also includes the person specification before applying for this post.

For an informal chat or further information regarding this post please contact: Rebecca Jones Team Lead or Deborah Murgatroyd clinical lead OT on 01942483713

Please note:

If the advertised post requires a DBS check the successful candidate will incur the cost of the DBS check which will be taken in three equal monthly instalments from salary.

We advise that you complete and submit your application form as soon as possible, because should we experience a high level of interest in the post it may be closed early.

Any applicant who applies for a position online will be contacted thereafter using the email address provided upon login. Please ensure that after application you check your emails often to ensure that you do not miss any communications from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Bridgewater is an equal opportunities employer:

We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects our local communities, we therefore welcome applications from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious belief or other personal circumstance. We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process please contact the recruiting manager for this post.

It is important that your application meets the minimum requirements of the person specification, as we will shortlist against these details. If you do not hear within 4 weeks of the closing date, you may presume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date.

* Any applicant who applies for a position online will be contacted using the email address provided upon login. Please ensure that after application you check your emails (via NHS jobs site) often to ensure that you do not miss any communications from the Trust.

The Trust has taken the decision to recharge successful candidates for the cost of their DBS disclosure. This post requires a(n) Enhanced / Standard DBS disclosure. The current price of this is £48.43/£30.43. The Trust will pay the initial costs, which will be recovered, in installments, from your first three salary payments.

Please note that in addition to a structured interview, a selection of the following Selection techniques may be used, particularly for senior posts, and vacancies which attract a high volume of applications.

Psychometric Testing
In-tray exercises
Typing tests
Knowledge Tests
Data Input Tests
Scenario Tests

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Vacancy for Part-Time Administrator

Job Title: Part Time Administrator

Location: North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service

Disability Resource Centre

Glan Clwyd Hospital



LL18 5UJ

Reporting to: Administration Manager and Centre Manager

Salary (FTE): £15,268.50 for 37.5 hours per week pro rata plus pension, with a probationary period of 6 months.
Working Hours: 22.5hrs per week (3 days) with option to increase to full time as the business develops.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018 – 12 noon

Interview Date: TBA

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and professional individual to join our team to provide day-to-day general administrative support for a busy Mobility Centre. You will be required to offer administration support to the Administration Manager, Centre Manager and a team of Driving Advisers.

Key responsibilities include; providing an efficient and effective administration service across all business areas, to be the first point of contact for the Centre and provide a first class reception service. The ability to manage your own workload is essential as well as a reliable, conscientious and enthusiastic skill set being required. You will have good Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel skills and enjoy the challenges of a busy and varied working environment.

Please forward your CV to:

Gary Jones

Centre Manager

North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service

Disability Resource Centre

Glan Clwyd Hospital



LL18 5UJ


If you would like more information about the role please contact Gary Jones or Louise Barr on: 01745 584858