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Senior Respiratory Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
12 Jul 2019
11 Aug 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.

Occupational Therapist working in Respiratory Disease, Band 7

Adult Respiratory Care and Rehabilitation Team (ARCaRe)

37.5 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity has emerged within the Community Health Services in Tower Hamlets.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist with an interest in community management of respiratory conditions. You will have the opportunity of working in a diverse multicultural Borough within a supportive and well established award winning multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will provide a specialist clinical and evidence based OT Service, managing a caseload of patients with complex respiratory conditions and often multiple co-morbidities within the pathways of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Enhanced Care ,Supported Discharge & Admission Avoidance, including those on our Home Oxygen Pathway. You will play a key role in the delivery of education sessions in the self-management of COPD and be integral in the decision making involved in the daily operational management of PR. We are currently in the process of applying for National RCP accreditation within which the postholder will have a significant role to play. You may also be required to provide cover across these pathways.

The post holder will implement service development within the speciality, promote and implement systems in order to provide a seamless service for those referred to the Occupational Therapy service. You will be required to extend this role and offer teaching to other Occupational Therapists across health and social care.

You will be a qualified and HPC registered OT with knowledge of Health and/or Social Care. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, experience in using your own initiative, the ability to problem solve and be able to respond flexibly to the changing needs of the service.

You will be supported by a Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, a Clinical Psychologist and the wider respiratory multidisciplinary team. Professional supervision will also be provided.

For further details please contact Jane Simpson, ARCaRe Lead, Applyor Apply or Zulaiga Abrahams, Physiotherapy Advanced Practitioner in COPD on the same phone number.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details please contact Jane Simpson, ARCaRe Lead, Applyor Apply or Zulaiga Abrahams, Physiotherapy Advanced Practitioner in COPD on the same phone number.

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

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the in

Ref: 654473SBHA

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