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Senior Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Jun 2019
13 Jul 2019

Job Description

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 for the next challenge or Band 6 Occupational Therapist keen to develop clinical & leadership skills across wide and varied settings? Our Whipps Cross Hospital Band 6 rotation provides the perfect opportunity for you.

Professional OT support and development is provided from the on-site OT Clinical Lead (Band 8a) in conjunction with the OT/PT Clinical Lead. We provide a Trust wide Band 6 Evidence-Based Practice Programme and regular site-based in-service training. This training and support is overseen by our Trust-wide OT professional lead (Band 8b).

The rotations at Whipps Cross University Hospital provide a fantastic opportunity to develop and consolidate skills in the following settings:
    • Hand Therapy
    • Acute Stroke Unit
    • Community Stroke Team
    • Orthopaedics
    • Surgery
    • Medicine and Palliative Care
    • Older People Services / Care of the Elderly
    • Emergency Therapy Team

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.

There is a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement with support for training at Master’s level.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Brad Hodgekiss - Clinical Lead OT on Applythen page 174 or 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.

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

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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