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Band 6 Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term until 31/07/2020
Hours
30
Job ref
290-AT-070
Site
Charing Cross Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£36,481 - £44,044 pa inc pro rata
Closing
18/09/2019 23:59

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities. 

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health. 

 

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist with an interest in Acute Adult Occupational Therapy to work at Charing Cross Hospital. The post holder will support the  Medical Occupational Therapy team, enhancing their knowledge and skills in frailty, complex discharge planning and client centred practice.

We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and self-motivated Occupational Therapist  with excellent time management and advanced communication skills to join the team and deliver high quality, timely care. You will possess the ability to remain calm and professional under pressure, and be responsive to the fluctuating demands typical of this environment. It is important that the successful applicant is a team player with a positive outlook, enthusiasm and ability to learn and develop new skills.

You must be able to demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in a relevant clinical setting, possessing highly specialist assessment, treatment and risk management skills. The ability to work autonomously, but also well within a multi-disciplinary team is essential, as is the ability to promote the role of Therapies and the implementation of evidence-based practice. In addition to the clinical caseload, the post holder will have the opportunity to play a key part in the development of the Therapy service and the team.

You will be supported by an assigned Occupational Therapy clinical supervisor with your clinical and professional development. We actively support continuing personal and professional development through an established performance development review (PDR) system, in-service training and external courses.

If you think you are a suitable candidate with dedication, passion and the ability to take on this role, please apply.

We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Madushree Miseer, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist for Medicine on 02033111449 / 07789927674 or email miseer@nhs.net