Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
9 Oct 2019
8 Nov 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 Therapist

Newham University Hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers and the largest Trust in the NHS. We are looking for the best talent to lead our ambitious new healthcare organisation. In return, the Barts Health will provide professional development opportunities.

Based at Newham University Hospital, the Therapy team is innovative, and creative, working closely with colleagues from other disciplines to deliver high quality, patient centred care. There may also be other opportunities to work across the sites covered by Barts Health NHS Trust.

Newham University Hospital has recently restructured the wider therapy team due to exciting new opportunities, allowing Therapies to expand into a new and exciting areas. We are currently recruiting for the Orthopaedic/Surgery Therapies team, where we have our own dedicated Senior Therapy team, which includes a Band 7 Occupational Therapist, Band 7 Physiotherapist, x1 Band 6 Occupational Therapist and 2x Band 6 Physiotherapists.

We are looking for a Band 6 (Rotational) Occupational Therapist with a background in acute care, who will be able contribute to and support the development of a team in this fast paced environment. We are looking for a dynamic individual with excellent clinical and communication skills, who will foster multi-disciplinary relationships and team working.

We can offer you opportunities to rotate across the following:

? Hand therapy

? Neurosciences

? Acute Stroke Unit

? Barts Health Orthopaedic Centre(BHOC)

? Orthopaedic Trauma and Elective

? Medicine and Surgery.

? Older People`s services

? Emergency Department

We will also offer the following:

? A robust support system

? Supervision and appraisal process

? Commitment to staff development and training

? Trust wide continuing professional development opportunities

? Work closely with other therapy teams across the Barts Health sites; Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital.

? Partnership working with our external partners at the London Borough of Newham and East London Foundation Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Trish Kelly

Clinical Lead Therapies Orthopaedic/Surgery and Neurosciences


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 apps.trac.jobs.

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

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