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Stroke Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£49,077 - £56,632 per annum (inc HCA)
28/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

Occupational Therapy Department

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist (Stroke) Band 8a

37.5 hours per week

King’s College Hospital has a large Therapy department with 180 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 opportunities to develop skills and knowledge and to reach their full potential.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Occupational Therapy Stroke team at the Denmark Hill site. You will be the Clinical Lead responsible for the OT team providing an effective, safe and quality service to patients in the stroke unit.This post offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, friendly and learning environment created by the established multi-disciplinary team.

With proven clinical skills in the management of stroke patients with acute and rehabilitation needs, you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to teach and develop more junior staff and students. 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 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.

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

Brian Simelane, Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy on 02032998123.