Specialist Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist (Hand Therapy)

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£31,562 to £41,630 pa inc HCAP
27/10/2017 23:59

Occupational Therapy Department
Senior Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist - Hand Therapy
Band 6
37.5 hours a week
Permanent Contract

King’s College Hospital has a large Therapy department with over 200 therapists from Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy. Each service is organised under a Head of Profession with a Chief of Therapies heading up the service and representing Therapies across the Trust. The department has a well established tradition of supervision and appraisal which ensures all staff are given the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge and to reach their full potential.

The Hand Therapy Outpatients Department is based across Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust sites. You will join an enthusiastic and dedicated team, which includes Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists, offering an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive and friendly learning environment.

Due to the continued development of this department, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist/ Physiotherapist to work in the Hand Therapy department across sites at both Denmark Hill and Beckenham Beacon. This post will be rotational with our full time band 6 at Denmark Hill.

Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential to facilitate the management of plastic surgery, orthopaedic and rheumatologic hand conditions. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical, teaching, managerial and research skills. You will also play an important role in the department’s service development programme. There is a well-structured in-service program, an established journal club and weekly meetings with the Orthopaedic Consultants. There are also regular opportunities to apply for funding if you wish to attend any courses.

You must have a degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy and be HCPC registered.

For more information please contactJames Williams, Band 8a Hand Therapy Team Lead on (020) 3299 9000 extension 32466.

Interview date: 09/11/2017

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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James Williams
0203 299 9000 (ext 32466)

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King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000