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.
Are you a band 5 Occupational Therapist ready to develop the next stage of your career in a supportive environment? The Newham University Hospital Band 6 rotation provides the ideal opportunity to consolidate your acute hospital Occupational Therapy skills whilst developing your leadership skills.
Newham University Hospital is the smallest of the Barts Health NHS hospital sites. With three band 7 Occupational Therapist and one occupational therapists leading the inpatient Occupational Therapy/ Physiotherapy team, this unique environment provides the ideal opportunity to develop as an occupational therapist at a band 6 level. The across site band 6 occupational therapy training programme provides education and support to develop skills in supervision, staff management and evidence based practice.
The Newham University Hospital rotation provides a fantastic basis to enhance and develop your clinical skills. The band 6 rotations at the Newham University Hospital site include:
- Orthopaedic Trauma and Elective
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.
Working as an Occupational Therapists at Newham University Hospital provides the opportunity to develop your acute occupational therapy assessment and early intervention skills whilst working closely with community and social services to ensure patients receive care in the correct location.
The occupational therapy service has a supportive education programme and robust personal development programme to support staff in their learning and development. To support continued learning and development all Occupational Therapists participate in joint clinical sessions with their peers.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Trish Kelly, PT & OT Clinical Lead via email Apply
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.
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