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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/07/2020.

Occupational therapist Neuro rehabilitation

Job Reference: 199-M12224-B

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Croydon Health Services, Croydon
£36,069 - £ £42,712 Inc o

About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Neuro Rotation Band 6 Occupational Therapist

37.5 hrs/week

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Occupational Therapy Neuro Rehab rotation, within the wider Integrated Neuro therapy services at Croydon Healthcare services NHS Trust.

The rotations are:

  • Stroke unit/Croydon Acute Neuro Service : Working on the 26 bedded Acute Stroke unit at Croydon University Hospital(CUH) as part of the multidisciplinary team, providing in-patient rehabilitation for people who have suffered a stroke . You will also provide rehabilitation for people who have been admitted to Croydon university hospital, with neurological problems, other than stroke.
  • Community Stroke Rehab Team/ESD: This multidisciplinary team is based on the Acute Stroke Unit at CUH. The team facilitates the discharge of patients from Croydon University Hospital and local Hyper Acute Stroke Units, who have had a Stroke. Rehabilitation is provided in the patients’ home for up to 6 weeks, enabling them to achieve their rehabilitation potential.
  • Community Neuro Rehab Team: This multidisciplinary team is based at the Broad Green Centre, providing centre based or home/work based therapy for up to 14 weeks. You will be supporting adults with a wide variety of neurological conditions, including Stroke, MS and Head Injury. Therapy is provided in individual and group sessions.

The successful candidate will be supervised and supported by an experienced Band 7 OT in each rotation and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and expertise in neuro rehabilitation. We are committed to providing the best possible service to our patients and strongly believe in the continuing professional development of our staff.

Croydon provides a unique experience to work as part of an Integrated care organisation. The Integrated Neuro Therapy Service provides high quality rehabilitation for patients across the whole pathway and we are constantly looking to see how we can improve the patient experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in a supportive and friendly environment.

*Applicants must hold a full driving license and have access to a car/motorbike for work.

Interviews: from week beginning 30th July 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact:

Mary Brooks Operational Clinical Lead Integrated Neuro Therapy Services

0208 401 3000 x4264 or email:



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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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