With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
Band 6 Occupational Therapy Rotation – Whipps Cross Hospital
Develop your clinical skills with complex co-morbidity in a friendly supportive environment!
Are you an experienced Band 5 Occupational Therapist looking to cement your clinical skills or ready to take on a Band 6 Leadership role? Our Whipps Cross Hospital Band 6 rotation provides the perfect opportunity to develop you leadership skills in a supportive environment whilst consolidating your clinical skills.
Whipps Cross University Hospital is a large but friendly district general hospital with a dedicated Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist on site. In addition to this you will have access to our Band 6 Occupational Therapy Training Program, which provides education and support to develop skills in supervision, staff management and evidence based practice.
The rotation at Whipps Cross provides a fantastic basis to enhance and develop your clinical skills. It includes the following:
• Older people services
• A&E, Frailty Unit, Acute Assessment Unit
• Hand Therapy
• Acute Stroke Unit
• Community Stroke Team
• Palliative care & Medicine
The service operates a seven day service covering core hours between 8am and 6pm. You will need to be a versatile, adaptable team player who is prepared to work across a 7 day rota.
The occupational therapy service has a supportive education program and robust personal development program to support staff in their learning and development.
Whipps Cross University Hospital will support Band 6 OTs to complete a relevant Masters Module in order to progress their knowledge and further their career opportunities.
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For further information please contact Brad Hodgekiss on Apply
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We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.
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