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Senior Occupational Therapist/ Physiotherapist in Hand Therapy

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
3 Jul 2019
1 Aug 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King’s College Hospital has a large Therapy department with over 200 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 the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge and to reach their full potential.

The Hand Therapy Outpatients Department is based across Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust sites. You will join an enthusiastic and dedicated team, which includes Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists, offering an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive and friendly learning environment.

Due to the continued development of this department, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist/ Physiotherapist to work in the Hand Therapy department. The role may require some cross site working at Denmark Hill and Beckenham Beacon, to help meet the demands of the service.

Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential to facilitate the management of plastic surgery, orthopaedic and rheumatologic hand conditions. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical, teaching, managerial and research skills. You will also play an important role in the department’s service development programme. There is a well-structured in-service program, an established journal club and weekly meetings with the Orthopaedic Consultants. There are also regular opportunities to apply for funding if you wish to attend any courses.

You must have a degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy and be HCPC registered.

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your 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.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

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King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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