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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 3
Full time, 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£22,113 - £24,774 per annum, Inc. HCA
21/11/2018 23:59


Occupational Therapy Assistant Band 3- Orthopaedics and Surgery

Up to 37.5 hours per week

Permanent position


King’s College Hospital has a large Therapy department with 250+ 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 supervision and appraisal system in place which ensures all staff is given opportunities to develop skills and knowledge and to reach their full potential.


Successful candidates will assist the Occupational Therapists in the Orthopaedic and Surgery Team to maintain a high standard of patient care by undertaking delegated interventions with patients and administrative duties to support the functioning of the department. The specific clinical and administrative duties vary from area to area.


We are looking for someone with good communication skills and the ability to work flexibly. Good written, computer, organizational and time management skills are essential. The work requires fitness to assist in manual handling of patients. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of occupational therapy and evidence of providing support to people with healthcare difficulties.


The post holder requires a flexible approach to working and be able to undertake weekend working commitments as part of a 7 day working rota.



This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.









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Applicant requirements

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 more information please contact Lucy Shaw, Team Lead Occupational Therapist 0203 299 2368.