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Senior Rotational Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-2846

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington
£34,961 - £42,010 per ann

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Specialist Occupational Therapist – Rotational

Permanent Contract – Princess Royal University Hospital site and Orpington Hospital site based in London Borough of Bromley.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest teaching hospitals, with a unique profile of strong local services and a focused set of specialist services.

Occupational therapy is part of a large Therapy department with 300 therapists that provide a service under a supportive management structure consisting of a Head of profession and a Director of Therapies. The department puts a strong emphasis on the learning environment and ensures that staff has the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to their full potential.

The site rotation areas include:

Medicine for the Elderly- dementia and delirium;

  • Medicine for the Elderly- acute short stay admissions;
  • Stroke Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic Electives – Orpington
  • Trauma Orthopaedics & Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Neuro-surgery / rehabilitation unit - Orpington;
  • Emergency services (A&E);
  • Medicine for the Elderly rehabilitation unit - Orpington
  • Urology
  • Palliative care
  • Acute neurology rehabilitation (ANR)

This exciting mixture of rehabilitation and fast paced acute work across two sites makes this an ideal rotation to broaden expertise in a variety of different clinical fields

We offer a supportive, rewarding and challenging clinical environment. Multi-disciplinary working is well established in the team and we are looking for an Occupational Therapist to influence the further development of occupational therapy within all fields.

The successful post holder will possess the following:

  • Proven experience of Occupational Therapy within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Dip COT, degree-educated or equivalent
  • HPC Registered
  • Proven background of supervising both qualified staff and students
  • Demonstrable clinical reasoning
  • The ability to initiate and review clinical practice
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organisation
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Willingness to develop clinical, teaching and managerial skills
  • Strong team player

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paul Nash, Clinical lead Occupational Therapist - - Marie Migale, Team Lead Occupational Therapist, Louise Wells,

Telephone number - 01689 863918 / 863916


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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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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