Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
occupational therapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-0604
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
PRUH
Town
Orpington
Salary
£30,550 - £40,105 per annum Inc HCA
Closing
27/05/2018 23:59
Interview date
05/06/2018

Occupational Therapy Department

Senior Occupational Therapist

Static Stroke post Princess Royal University Hospital

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 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 Director of Therapies heading up the services and representing Therapies across the Trust.

The static stroke post offers excellent opportunities for developing specialised clinical skills within Hyper Acute and Rehabilitation environment. You will automatically access excellent clinical supervision from experienced Occupational Therapists.

There is an established system for the delivery of clinical governance objectives, CPD and Evidence Based Practice across the service. CPD is encouraged through the Trust appraisal system, as well as through Team CPD Cycles. We encourage journal clubs, formal teaching, skills training and service development, with opportunities to lead and participate in these sessions.

This post has access to funds to attend external training with up to 10 x days study leave available pro rata, as well as access to a comprehensive library and computer facilities on site. Band 6 OTs have regular cross department meetings as part of peer support and networking. There is also opportunity to develop your skills in clinical audit and supervision. Students are regularly on placement from local universities, and as a band 6 OT, this is a fantastic learning opportunity. If you are not yet a Practice Placement Educator, you can be supported in attending appropriate training.

You must have a degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy and be HCPC registered. Experience of consistently treating patients with stroke will be essential to this post. 

 

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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

For more information please contact Marina Lazaridou, Clinical Lead OT Stroke or Andrew Osborne, Team Lead OT Stroke on 01689 863358 or marina.lazaridou@nhs.net,

andrew.osborne3@nhs.net