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Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Paediatric Occupational Therapy
Band 7
Fixed term, 12 month contract
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum, inc HCA
25/09/2019 23:59

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.

The Variety Children’s Hospital embedded within King’s College Hospital is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic paediatric Occupational Therapist to join the paediatric therapy team on a fixed term contract. The post-holder will work as part of the well-established multi-disciplinary team specialising in acute paediatric neurology, neurosurgery and neuro-rehabilitation as well as working within the other specialist paediatric services at King’s which include liver disease, trauma, orthopaedics, Cystic Fibrosis and paediatric and neonatal intensive care.

The post will involve supervision and teaching of rotational staff.

Continuing professional development is encouraged through the appraisal system and there is a well-established in-service education programme.  Attendance at post registration courses is encouraged and supported, and there are comprehensive library and computer facilities on site.  You will be part of a well-structured CPD program and responsible for wider service level projects with access to relevant MDT in-service training programs.

Kings College Hospital NHS Trust is a large trust providing specialist services to the region as well as serving a large and diverse local population. Students are also regularly on placement from local universities.

We invite applications from HCPC-registered occupational therapists with experience in acute  paediatrics and with a particular interest in neurology, neurosurgery and neuro-rehabilitation.

This job is unlikely to attract a work permit. Applications from candidates who require a permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates.

 Please only apply if you have :–

  1.  A degree or formal qualification in Occupational Therapy
  2. knowledge of the NHS and HCPC registration
  3. previous paediatric neurology Occupational Therapy experience

This job advert will be closed once sufficient applicants have been received and the limit on the supporting statement is 1000 words. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

(There may be an additional opportunity for part time hours)

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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

Jane Chantry, Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead in Paediatrics on or 0203 2999000 ext 32989.