Rotational Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust £ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
***Please refer to attached job description and person specification for full job main duties***
  • To undertake Occupational Therapy assessments for a designated caseload, addressing occupational performance and skill deficits, enabling patients in areas of self maintenance, productivity, leisure and facilitating safe discharge from service.
  • To gather relevant medical, clinical and social information and analyse and interpret all information gained.
  • To accept, prioritise and monitor referrals in liaison with supervisor.
  • To work with patients and their carers to identify and prioritise their needs and agree Occupational Therapy goals as part of an overall treatment plan.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training
Essential criteria
  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Health Professions Council.
  • Continued Professional Development including evidence of reflective practice and clinical experience gained.


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Completion of a core practice placement in a hospital or rehabilitation setting.


Desirable criteria
  • Experience in any of the following clinical areas; Elderly, General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Community rehabilitation


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Clear demonstrable understanding of the OT process.
  • Working knowledge of functional and standardised assessment tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English language.
  • Good clinical reasoning skills.
  • Able to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce to deliver a quality service to people from different backgrounds.
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach
  • Competent IT skills
  • Able to work at moderate to high levels of physical activity involving the delivery of manual therapy, therapeutic handling of patients and the assessment, demonstration and installation of adaptations and equipment.


Desirable criteria
  • Group work skills


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Basic assessment of need and problem identification.
  • Basic goal setting, planning, intervention and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and experience of; Perceptual functioning, Cognitive functioning, Psychological functioning, Activities of daily living
  • A clear understanding of evidence based practice.
  • An understanding of clinical governance and implications for Occupational Therapy services including experience of quality issues and audit.
  • Able to work within Trust’s policies of data protection, equal opportunities and health and safety to meet the needs of patients.


Other
Essential criteria
  • Own transport (car/motorbike/bicycle)


Desirable criteria
  • Car owner


We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of your pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

Ref: 4190803

Job Details

Rotational Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, Englandd St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust
Pay
£ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
11 Jun 2022

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