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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 824-SOUTH-8437-D

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
Merton Inpatient beds, London
Salary:
£36,070 to £42,712 PA inc HCAS

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.


Are you a Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist looking to develop your career in bed-based rehabilitation? If yes, then we have a very exciting opportunity for you to come and work in our new 14 bedded Physical Rehabilitation Unit working as part of an integrated team of predominantly nurses and therapists to support patients with their rehabilitation needs before being discharged home.

Our vision is to ensure that our patients are provided with an excellent experience and an excellent standard of care. We are a caring, dedicated and progressive team and are looking for individuals who share this vision and who are motivated, compassionate, ambitious, hardworking and enjoy working as part of a team.

Your role as Specialist Occupational Therapist on the unit includes developing skills in the functional rehabilitation of Merton patients and supporting the multidisciplinary team with implementing individualised programmes of care for each patient. This will also include ensuring a robust focus on discharge planning upon admission to the unit for all patients. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to be caring, compassionate, competent and willing to learn new skills. This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week.

You will be supported in your role through work based competencies including receiving support with further training and development opportunities required to perform the role.




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.


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



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