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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced occupational therapist to permanently join our team as the Band 7 Occupational lead for the Vascular, Amputee and Renal wards at the Royal London Hospital. The team structure is as follows: 3.0 WTE OTs (band 7, band 6, band 5); 3 WTE physiotherapists (band 7, and 2 x band 5s) and 2.0 WTE assistant support. The post holder will be based the vascular and amputee ward but oversee and support with occupational therapy provision across the renal wards, especially during periods of leave.
The Royal London Hospital as part of Barts Health NHS Trust provides tertiary centre care to patients with renal disease, vascular disease and those patients acutely post limb amputation and has an international reputation for our patient-centred treatment. The post holder will be expected to liaise with the amputee network in east London and continue development and training within the network.
This is a permanent post and the successful candidate will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to provide a seamless pathway of care helping to achieve the Trust’s objectives to better meet the needs of patients and carers across east London.
The role requires core experience, skills and knowledge in the management of amputee patients, as well as core experience and strong clinical reasoning skills in elderly care rehabilitation, and medicine.
You will need to be organised, motivated and passionate about providing a high quality patient experience. Commitment, drive and enthusiasm are required to contribute to the development of the service, and to supervise junior, assistant staff and student occupational therapists.
The successful candidate will work within a supportive inter-professional teaching environment and contribute to a 7 day working rota. The ability to demonstrate learning, use initiative, deliver results, work flexibly and be adaptable is vital
You will be supported by your team lead, the local prosthetic centre and encouraged to develop your clinical, managerial and research skills. You will have access to specialists OT and PT colleagues within the wider therapies department.
Alongside the band 7 PT you will provide operational leadership to the team ensuring that the service continue to be evidence based and delivered to a high standard.
For further information please contact:
Tara Hughes - Clinical Lead for the Trauma, Orthopaedic, Renal, Vascular and Amputee Therapy Team Apply
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