Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist - Community

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
7 Sep 2019
7 Oct 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.

Specialist Neurological Community Occupational Therapist In Tower Hamlets Community Neuro Team (THCNT)

Band 6 - Full Time 37.5 hours per week - Permanent

There is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary, specialist Neurological Community service in the diverse borough of Tower Hamlets. The post holder will develop / consolidate skills to provide assessment, rehabilitation and interventions to improve the quality of life of adults with neurological conditions. THCNT has a supportive multidisciplinary team who are committed to the provision of high quality client centred care combined with clinical excellence.

THCNT work within the integrated framework of ‘Tower Hamlets Together’, which comprises Barts Health NHS Trust, East London Foundation Trust and The GP Care Group. There is therefore opportunity to be involved in pathway development and close integrated working with a number of multi-agency stakeholders. There are close links with the wider Neurological Occupational Therapy service within Barts Health and also other community Occupational Therapists working across social services and other community health teams.

The service supports in-service training along with a robust personal development review programme to support staff with their learning and development. AHPs have the opportunity to participate in joint clinical sessions with his / her peers and supervisor. The post holder will develop his / her supervisory and leadership skills as there is opportunity to supervise support staff and participate in an Occupational Therapy student intake program.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with experience working with neurological patients. Individuals should display a strong commitment to patient centred and evidence based care, be innovative, creative and dynamic.

Potential candidates should have current HCPC registration and ideally be a current member of the College of OT and a specialist interest group.

Please be aware that we reserve the right to close this position early if we experience high demand therefore early application is advised.

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For further information please contact: Siobhan Lamb – AHP Lead

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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.

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