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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Occupational Therapy Team Leader - Orthopaedic / Surgical

Job Reference: 151-KG5360

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Occupational Therapy
Wexham Park Hospital, Wexham
£40,681- £46,294 pa incl HCAS pro rata

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you want to extend your Leadership and coaching skills? Would you like to lead a team whilst still keeping a clinical focus?

We are looking for someone who has orthopaedic / surgical experience in the acute hospital setting, for the post of Orthopaedic and Surgical Occupational Therapy Team Leader within the Occupational Therapy Team based at Wexham Park Hospital.

The occupational therapy service at Wexham Park Hospital is based in five teams covering Orthopaedics & surgery, Neuro rehabilitation, Medicine, emergency care (A&E), Palliative care and Hand injuries.

This is an exciting time to be part of the Acute Occupational Therapy Service.
The post holder can expect to be fully involved in the planning and development of initiatives aimed at improving the flow of patients through acute care as well as innovative future workforce solutions.
This post would be ideal for someone who is looking to develop their skills in the leadership, management of multi-professional teams and supporting and developing team members whilst still using their highly specialist clinical skills.
The post holder will provide highly specialised skills and leadership to the acute OT service, and must be flexible and able to move between teams as appropriate.

Our Occupational Therapy department has a friendly, supportive atmosphere and a real team ethic, we know how to look after our staff - making sure they achieve the ideal work-life balance. We are committed to excellence and provide regular staff supervision, appraisal and peer review. The department takes occupational therapy students.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Farieda Adams (Acting Site lead Occupational Therapy and Surgical Appliances) on 01753 633522 or Caroline Reynolds (Deputy Head OT) on 01753 633522,

There’s never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country’s largest and most respected hospital trusts. We have three main hospitals: Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area. We also run outpatient clinics and diagnostic services from Aldershot, Farnham, Fleet, Windsor, Maidenhead, Bracknell and Chalfont St Peter.

Recently we have invested £150m in new facilities to create the best environments for our patients and staff. Our projects include new state-of-the-art Emergency Assessment Centre at Wexham Park and a newly planned care hospital in Ascot.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other. So whether you use our services or are just visiting you can expect us to be Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you’ll feel at home at Frimley Health. Whether you want to broaden your expertise, strengthen your skills or make the move into management. It’s one of the reasons our staff consistently rate us among the best places to work in the NHS.

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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