Senior Occupational Therapist - Rotational

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy PRUH
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
213-966788-C
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Farnborough, Bromley
Salary
£30,550 to £40,105 pa Inc HCAP
Closing
06/11/2017 23:59

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DEPARTMENT

Specialist Occupational Therapist – Rotational
Band 6, 37.5 hours a week

Permanent Contract – Princess Royal University Hospital site and Orpington Hospital site.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest teaching hospitals, with a unique profile of strong local services and a focused set of specialist services.

Occupational therapy is part of a large Therapy department with 300 therapists that provide a service under a supportive management structure consisting of a Head of profession and a Director of Therapies. The department puts a strong emphasis on the learning environment and ensures that staff has the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to their full potential.

The site rotation areas include Medicine for the Elderly- dementia and delirium; Medicine for the Elderly- acute short stay admissions; Stroke HASU and rehab; Orthopaedic Elective – Orpington; Trauma & Surgery; Respiratory Medicine; Neuro surgery/rehab- Ontario- Orpington; Emergency services (A&E); Medicine for the Elderly rehabilitation unit- Orpington; Urology; and Acute neurology rehabilitation (ANR). This exciting mixture of rehabilitation and fast paced acute work across two sites makes this an ideal rotation to broaden expertise in a variety of different clinical fields

We offer a supportive, rewarding and challenging clinical environment. Multi-disciplinary working is well established in the team and we are looking for an Occupational Therapist to influence the further development of occupational therapy within all fields.

The successful post holder will possess the following:

Proven experience of Occupational Therapy within a multidisciplinary environment
Dip COT, degree-educated or equivalent
HPC Registered
Proven background of supervising both qualified staff and students
Demonstrable clinical reasoning
The ability to initiate and review clinical practice
First class communication and interpersonal skills
Good planning and organisation
Proven analytical skills
Willingness to develop clinical, teaching and managerial skills
Strong team player
For more information or informal discussions please contact Catherina Nolan, Clinical lead Occupational Therapist or Stacy Carr Team Lead Occupational Therapist on 01689 863358 or catherina.nolan@nhs.net or stacy.carr@nhs.net

Closing Date : 06/11/2017

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Stacy Carr
stacy.carr@nhs.net
01689 863358

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London
SE5 9RS
Telephone
0203 299 9000