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Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 824-NORTH-7529-A

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Occupational Therapy
Barnet Adams Ward, London
£32,258 to £41,308 PA inc

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across eleven London boroughs 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.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational therapist to join our team of highly experienced and skilled nurses and therapists on Adams Ward. We have a large number of staff and students joining the team throughout the year so you will be able to gain further experience in supervision and management skills. The position will provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills in assessment of complex patients and identifying their needs with developing a long term plan.

You will be supported by a team of nurses, physiotherapists, rehab support workers and healthcare assistants. The ward is managed by the nurse in charge and the Matron and clinical support will be provided by a specialist Occupational Therapist.

The Hospital is a beautiful building with good access to local transport and easy parking facilities and there is a cafe on site for staff use, with free parking. Adams Ward has 17 beds, with a variety of patients who have individual needs. It is a beautiful setting with magnificent potential to enable top quality patient and staff experience.

Our vision is to set national benchmarks for excellence in patient care and experience and to be the number one choice of staff to be employed. We are a progressive Team in a progressive beautiful environment aiming to be the best. If you share our vision and think you have what it takes to be part of the therapy team on this journey then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who has the passion for excellence in patient care and experience within rehabilitation as well as the core areas of a band 5.

We would like to attract applicants with high levels of communication and have a flexible approach to problem solving. You will be expected to be professional, efficient in time and people management and effective in your approach.

You will work collaboratively with the therapy team leads and other highly skilled therapy staff to achieve excellence. You will be responsible for the assisting in education and management of junior staff and students with senior support. You will have the opportunity to influence the delivery of our service through service evaluation and audits and have access to training opportunities and encouraged to take up postgraduate education in your field of speciality.

The post holder will have the opportunity to develop clinical and managerial skills whilst working with a complex case load. There is access to a wide range of staff benefits including assistance with transport, child care and comprehensive pension and health care schemes.

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)
  • A fast-track 18 month rotational programme to move to progress your career here *T&C’s apply
  • 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.

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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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