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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/01/2021.

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 824-SOUTH-8509-B

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Occupational Therapy
Heathland Court, London
£31,365 - £37,890 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.

Specialist Occupational Therapist Bed Base Rehabilitation

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking to progress their career and professional development in a new rehabilitation unit based in Wimbledon? Then we would love to hear from you!

We are a dedicated 14 bedded rehabilitation unit consisting of a multi-disciplinary team which includes Registered nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, GP, Pharmacist, Rehabilitation Support Workers and Health Care Assistants. As a team, we provide high quality, comprehensive patient-centered rehabilitation with the aim to maximise goal attainment, patient independence and well-being.

As a specialist occupational therapist you will need to have a good understanding of working in rehabilitation units or discharge to assess units in the NHS.

You will need to be confident in your decision making when triaging referrals to the unit to ensure the most appropriate patients are admitted and being proactive in discharge planning from day 1.

You will need to monitor length of stay to support effective discharge processes, working in collaboration with the MDT

This role provides an exciting opportunity to work a passionate and dynamic multi-disciplinary team where new ideas are encouraged to continually improve processes and patient care.

This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week

You can look forward to outstanding training and development including in house training, excellent benefits including assistance with transport and comprehensive pension and health schemes.

If you are up for the challenge then we would like to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits please contact:

Sarah McFarlane lead OT bed base rehabilitation on (M) 07795 332556 or Pat Willis, Rehabilitation Unit Matron on (M) 07917 504677

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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