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.Apply to join the FREE Barts Health Band 5 Occupational Therapy training course with the opportunity of being employed as a Band 5 Occupational Therapist within Barts Health NHS Trust.
We are looking for individuals with strong clinical reasoning who are versatile and adaptable team players. Within Barts Health NHS Trust we recognize that not everyone interested in our rotation will have had the opportunity to develop skills in an acute setting. To facilitate an understanding of our rotation and the development of skills required for the role we run a Band 5 Occupational Therapy training course as part of our recruitment.
The training course, which is run by experienced occupational therapists, runs over two days and will be held on the 30th and 31st of July 2018. It includes theoretical and practical teaching on the following topics:
- The Role of an Occupational Therapist in a large Acute Hospital
- Frameworks for Practice
- Recognizing the Acutely Unwell Patient
- Assessment of Physical Functioning
- Assessment of Cognition and Its Impact on Function
The course will provide us with the opportunity of getting to know you better and provides you with a better understanding of the rotation. At the end of the course we will invite you to interview on Wednesday 1st August 2018
The Barts Health NHS Trust Band 5 Occupational Therapy rotation involves 6 month rotations across a range of hospitals (Newham University Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital). Rotations are diverse and include trauma and orthopaedics; older people’s services; hand therapy; neurosciences; stroke; oncology; cardio-respiratory and general medical wards.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Pauline Miller on Apply
or 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 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 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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