Rotational Occupational Therapist
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
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We are recruiting for a Band 6 Occupational Therapy general rotation. We are offering posts across St Mary's hospital which is the major trauma centre for the North West London network, Charing Cross hospital which is a specialist stroke and neuroscience centre and Hammersmith hospital which houses the specialist cardiology centre.
The successful candidate will have a chance to work across a variety of specialities including, ICU, neurosciences, trauma, orthopaedics and surgery, acute specialist medicine (general and elderly), acute medical unit, renal medicine, oncology. All teams are well staffed with band 8 and 7 senior clinicians supporting each specialty team to ensure essential professional development opportunities are available from the moment you join the trust. Flexible working arrangements/ fixed term/ secondment contracts will also be considered.
The post holder will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work effectively with both their OT and multi-disciplinary team colleagues.
The Trust offers a supportive environment to develop your career and you will benefit from opportunities for professional development and further education.
Main duties of the job
- Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust operates a rotational scheme for Band 6 Occupational Therapists covering the following clinical specialities: Stroke, Neurosciences, Elderly Medicine, Cardiology, Haem-oncology, Vascular Surgery and Trauma & Orthopaedics, Private Patients, Acute & Specialist Medicine, Oncology and Respiratory Medicine/ITU. The rotations are across Hammersmith Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary's Hospital sites. Each rotation is nine month duration within each clinical area.
- When providing occupational therapy within this Trust you will be expected to be professional, efficient, effective, with a commitment to evidence based practice and continuous personal and professional Development
- The job holder is required to work at weekends as part of their contracted hours of work (specific rota details are held locally within departments)
- Staff will do so once they have completed the relevant induction and achieved the required competencies.
At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.
Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.
As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.
We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.
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