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Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Band 8a

Main area
Neurosciences (Neurosurgery and Neuromedicine)
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-4837
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£52,643 - £58,558 per annum, inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
17/08/2020 23:59
Interview date
24/08/2020

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist (Neuroscience)
Expressions for Permanent Contract, Fixed Term or Secondment will be considered.

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

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Occupational Therapist to lead our Neurosciences OT service (Neurosurgery and Neuromedicine). This is a challenging and interesting position that combines the roles of expert clinician with teaching, service and staff development, team leadership, MDT and interagency consultation. Clinical experience within a variety of acute and rehabilitation neurological settings is essential and you should be able to display postgraduate learning approiproate to this post.

You much present with excellent clinical and communication skills, as well as the proven ability to plan and develop services.

Working in a department, which offers a wide range of experience, you will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical, teaching, and managerial skills as well as contribute towards service development.

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

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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

Name
Brian Simelane
Job title
Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy
Email address
briansimelane@nhs.net
Telephone number
02032998123