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Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Neuro Rotation

Job Reference: 162-0929-AV-F

Employer:
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
Across Site, Romford/Ilford
Salary:
£34,961 to £42,010 per annum Inclusive

PEOPLE are at the HEART of everything we do

We believe that providing the highest quality of care, is about having the best people, inspired and supported by the best leaders, and backed by the best training and career development opportunities.

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Advert for Band 6 Occupational therapist (NEURO rotation)

As a result of a successful business case an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Occupational Therapist that has a keen interest in working with patients with neurological conditions.

We have established a band 6 Neuro rotation which covers Neurosciences, Acute Stroke Care, Stroke Early Supported Discharge Team (Queen’s and King George Hospital) and Stroke Rehabilitation at King George Hospital in Ilford. You will work alongside senior members of staff to ensure quality Neuro-specific treatment to patients with neurological conditions.

You will work alongside senior members of staff to ensure quality rotation-specific treatment to patients with various neurological conditions, according to the rotation you are on. We place high emphasis on multi-disciplinary team working, but you will also need to be able to work autonomously. The successful candidate will have good assessment, planning and implementation skills. You will be able to mentor and supervise students as well as junior staff.

Learning and development are very important to our Team. We have established In-service training programmes tailored to different developmental needs and experience. External courses are supported if the need has been clearly identified through the Appraisal and Personal Development process.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has two main sites. Queens Hospital in Romford which opened in 2006 and King George Hospital in Goodmayes. Our 6,500 staff and volunteers care for a population of approximately 750,000 people from a wide range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. We operate two Emergency Departments, one at each of our hospitals, and offer a full range of local hospital services. In addition, we are proud to boast a regional neuroscience centre, renowned as a centre of excellence, a cancer centre and a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit at Queen’s to provide specialist care.

Queens and King George Hospitals are conveniently located in the vibrant multicultural boroughs of Havering and Redbridge with just a 20 minute journey to central London. We are also 10 minutes from the M25 and within easy reach of Essex countryside and beaches. Key worker accommodation is available a short walk from both hospital grounds.

Through our improvement plan ‘Unlocking our potential’, the Trust has recently reconfigured services to meet the challenge of providing sustainable high quality, modern healthcare for our patients. Our vision and goal of providing outstanding healthcare to our local community is embodied in our PRIDE (Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive, Empowerment) values in everything we do.

It is a particularly exciting time to be a part of the trust as we have been selected as one of only 5 trusts in the country to be mentored by the Virginia Mason Institute in America. Working alongside their clinicians, we are learning practices and processes that have made them one of the safest hospitals in the world.

Essential criteria for the post are:

  • HCPC registration and eligibility to work in the UK

  • Broad clinical experience in acute hospital setting, with adults with stroke, neurological conditions and other acute physical illness.

  • Ability to work autonomously.

Enquiries to discuss the position are welcome, please contact Hanli Mouton - Clinical Lead Therapist at hanli.mouton@nhs.net or on 01708 503 658.

Applicants are welcome to visit our Department at Queens Hospital.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process can be made to The Recruitment Department on 01708 435 053. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per contact details below. We will be applying for references via e-mail therefore, could you please ensure that correct e-mail addresses are provided for your referees before submitting your application form.

Please note: -

All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts

All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.

Any incomplete application forms will be rejected - please ensure that the references are from your most recent

Employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated; for example "Career Break from 01/01/09 to 01/03/09".

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.

With the exception of Medical & Dental posts, should your application be successfully shortlisted we are unable to assist with Travel Expenses or Accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. (The Disability Discrimination Act defines a disability as ‘A physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long term adverse effect

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust will be subject to a 6 months probationary period. This will give new staff members an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

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Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts.

All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that the Trust receives for some posts, it is not possible to reply to every unsuccessful application.

If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date of an advert, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date.

Trust buildings and grounds became fully Smoke Free on National No Smoking Day 11th March 2015. The Trust expects all staff to promote healthy living and to set good examples in their own behaviour. Those not ready to quit smoking must remain smoke free during working hours, and will not be able to smoke in Trust uniform, in Trust grounds including car parks, while driving on Trust business or take smoking breaks. Second hand smoke causes heart and lung disease, and is harmful to young children. However, disposable or rechargeable e-cigarettes (“vaping”) may be used outside hospital buildings.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.


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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