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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 824-BANK-1494-B

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Occupational Therapy
Battersea Studios, London
£16.97 ph basic

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are looking for Bank Occupational Therapists to join our team

The Wandsworth Maximising Independence is a dual pathway for patients within Wandsworth who require rapid response or rehabilitation and/ or reablement. It provides an urgent and routine pathway to adults over 16 years of age by working with them to regain their independence following illness or injury including falls, preventing avoidable attendance or readmission to hospital, supporting them to manage long term conditions and promoting health and wellbeing.

The service is part of the Wandsworth Community Health Service, and prides itself with its integrated working. We work alongside our nursing & AHP colleagues, GPs and specialist community services to provide excellent locality- based care to patients within Wandsworth. We work closely with our partners in local acute care providers, social care and third sector to better meet complex patients’ needs.

So what do you need to join our team?

  • Experience of working in the community or with adults to provide rehabilitation
  • Ability to demonstrate working autonomously in developing treatment plans, assessment, discharge planning for patients with complex care needs/ end of life care
  • Highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic team player
  • A positive attitude and commitment to providing excellent holistic care and evidence based interventions.
  • Experience of supervising others

What we can offer you:

  • First choice of shifts or long-term placements – Access before they are available to agencies
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Payment directly into your Bank account – no need for Umbrella companies
  • Access to NHS pension scheme
  • Paid induction, mandatory updates and training

Register today for various flexible shifts and long-term placement opportunities

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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