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Occupational Therapist

Discover Medics

St Albans, HC
1 day ago
St Albans, HC
£30k - £33k Per Year
1 day ago
£30k - £33k Per Year
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Occupational Therapist within the education sector.
Skills and Knowledge
Essential Requirements:
  • Ability to plan and evaluate therapy for individual children with a range of needs, including those with DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder), ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder), physical/medical/neurological needs and sensory processing difficulties.
  • Ability to use standardised and non-standardised tests to assess pupil’s needs and determine suitable provision accordingly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents both verbally and in writing, including the writing of final reports.
  • Ability to keep records and work in a consistent and organised way
  • A commitment to further professional development.
  • A recognition of boundaries of own expertise and the need to seek advice.
  • An ability to use own initiative and be pro-active in adopting a problem solving approach

Personal Qualities

Essential:

  • Ability to develop positive relationships with children.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with other members of staff and to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively with parents.
  • Ability to give and take advice in a sensitive and reflective manner.
  • Ability to show patience, understanding and a sense of humour.
  • Self –motivated and the ability to work flexibly.
  • Supportive towards the aims and Christian ethos of the School.

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Lead Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

Lead Occupational Therapist

Ellern Mede Group

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

ELLERN MEDE CENTRE FOR EATING DISORDERS

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative Lead Occupational Therapist who can think outside the box. The post holder will be responsible for providing Occupational Therapy Assessment and treatment, working with Adolescents and young Adults with eating disorders.

You will be working closely with the Clinical Director and Centre Manager to develop the Occupational Therapy Role within Ellern Mede and will ensure that we offer excellent, client centred Occupational Therapy treatment working closing with the whole MDT to ensure positive Outcomes for the young people we work with.

The post holder will offer both individual and groupwork guided by Occupational Therapy models of practise to support our young peoples recovery. This includes having an integral role in providing Occupational therapy expertise and recommendations to support safe discharge from hospital back into the community.

Main duties of the job

We are currently recruiting for a Qualified Occupational Therapist (Lead).

You will have a Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy and have registration to practice in the UK.

We are looking for a range of qualities including dedication, focus and compassion.

You will have a commitment to delivering high quality care. Decision making, communication and organisational skills are also important. Your warmth towards your patients will support them to feel positive about their lives.

Please read about us before applying at www.ellernmede.org Your application must include a detailed CV, email address and telephone number. We strongly recommend you also state why you are interested in this post.

About us

In return for your expertise and commitment we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
  • Sick Pay (after one years service)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Workplace pension
  • Personal holiday and education fund

Following your application you can expect to receive a telephone call to discuss your application for short-list screening.

If you have any questions please call our Human Resources Team on 020 3209 7900.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Eating Disorders are extraordinarily complex illnesses that present with abnormalities in physical and psychological functioning. The physical complications have the potential to cause permanent damage and in some cases are life threatening. The causes are complex and multi-factorial, including genetic, neurodevelopmental and environmental influences. They require a comprehensive treatment programme including medical, psychiatric, psychological, social and educational interventions.

Ellern Mede offers two treatment programmes, a Recovery Unit and a High Dependency Unit (HDU). We aim to stabilise patients physical and psychological states as rapidly as possible for transfer to step down service. The HDU admits patients whose illness requires more intense levels of clinical involvement and nursing. The service is able to admit patients requiring treatment under mental health legislation. The aims of the services are to improve the patients health and dependency needs sufficiently for transfer to a regular eating disorder unit or to the community.

KEY ELEMENTS OF ROLE:

  • To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based /client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
  • To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of OT services. To prepare reports, conduct assessments, perform risk assessments, conduct planned and structured therapeutic activity (both individual and group) for the patient population and in collaboration with the MDT members. To engage with families as part of the treatment programme.
  • To prepare group and individualised therapy/activity timetables and provide monthly analysis on engagement. To direct the activity staff and apply resources cost effectively and appropriately.
  • To participate in staff training and reflective practice with the nursing and clinical team to support the learning culture of the Hospital and promote best practice.
  • To work independently on a day-to-day basis. This work will be supervised and reviewed at regular intervals by the Clinical Director.
  • To ensure that all patients are safeguarded from potential harm and to conduct activities in a manner which is consistent with professional practice, policy and legislation

Person Specification

Additional / Personal

Essential

  • Ability to work autonomously and set own priorities
  • Ability to reflect upon and critically appraise own performance
  • Ability to deliver presentations
  • Ability to role model positive professional behaviour

Skills

Essential

  • Developed interpersonal skills enabling therapeutic alliances to be developed & maintained with service users who have multiple & complex needs
  • Basic word processing and IT skills
  • Proficient standard of written communication skills
  • Ability to promote & maintain the profile of OT within an MDT & the wider organisation

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of carrying a caseload in a mental health setting
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working in a range of mental health settings
  • Experience of supervising junior staff
  • Experience of maintaining a written record of continual professional development
  • Experience of individual and groupwork
  • Successful completion of preceptorship
  • Experience of writing specialist occupational therapy reports
  • Experience of participating in a service development project

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration to practice in the UK
  • Evidence of post registration training relevant to mental
  • Training in the theory and application of the model of human occupation within the first 4 months of appointment

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Ellern Mede Group

Address

The Ridgeway

Holcombe Hill

London

NW7 4HX


Employer's website

https://www.ellernmede.org


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Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Denmark Hill, London
1 day ago
Denmark Hill, London
£52.643k - £58.558k Per Year
1 day ago
£52.643k - £58.558k Per Year

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-5549-B

Employer:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Critical Care
Location:
Denmark Hill, London
Salary:
£52,643 - £58,558 per annum, inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 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) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.



The King’s College Hospital Critical Care service continues to expand; with the recent construction of a state of the art 60 bedded Critical Care Centre. This is an exciting opportunity for the King’s College Occupational Therapy service to grow, offering the successful candidate a unique workplace experience and a chance to be part of a world class team.

Occupational Therapy is part of a large therapy department with over 300 therapists that provide a service under a supportive management structure consisting of Deputy and Head of profession, and a Chief of Therapies. The department puts a strong emphasis on the learning environment and ensures that staff have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to their full potential.
As a part of the Critical Care service at King’s College Hospital the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop their clinical skills to provide specialist care for critically ill patients including:
• Major Trauma
• Neurosurgery
• Spinal Injuries
• Neurology
• Cardiology & Cardiothoracic
• Respiratory
• Orthopaedics
• Renal and haematology
• Specialist Medicine
• General Medicine and Surgery
Occupational Therapy in critical care is a developing field of practice and a well-established service within King’s College NHS Foundation Trust. You will work closely with all members of the MDT to provide comprehensive functional and cognitive assessment and rehabilitation, positioning and seating plans, splinting, disability management, sensory programs (disorders of consciousness, central neurological and peripheral nerve injury) for the above patient cohort and much more. All staff within this service receive a comprehensive induction and training. Staff at King’s College Hospital are encouraged to engage in research and participate in local and national communities to continue to develop this clinical area of practice.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Therapist with the following skills, experience and interests:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Interest in leading the development of the Occupational Therapy service on Critical Care and leading and developing staff
• Skills and experience in the management of patients with acute and rehabilitation needs
• Skills and experience in working with patients with neurological conditions in the acute setting.

Working in a department, which offers a wide range of experience, you will be encouraged and supported to develop your clinical, teaching, and managerial skills as well as contribute towards service development.

You must have a degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy and be HCPC registered.

Expressions for a permanent contract, fixed term or secondment will be considered.

Interview date: TBC.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Brian Simelane

Job title Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy

Email address briansimelane@nhs.net

Telephone number 020 3299 8123



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After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Care Co-Ordinator / Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Tri-borough, London
1 day ago
Tri-borough, London
£36.07k - £42.712k Per Year
1 day ago
£36.07k - £42.712k Per Year

Job Reference: 222-LS-CARMHS-96-OT

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
Tri-borough, London
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 pa plus HCAS & Golden Hello

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Ealing as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.


West London NHS Trust, Adult Community Rehabilitation Team

With West London NHS Trust’s planned expansion and development of its community rehabilitation service in the three boroughs it serves, Hounslow, Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham. An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced, enthusiastic and forward-thinking Occupational Therapist to join the West London NHS Trust’s community rehabilitation team. This is a newly developed team which supports people with complex psychosis in the community. The team will work at a high intensity with a low caseload number and a whole-team commitment to developing close community partnerships.

The role will focus on occupational therapy specific skills rather than generic care-coordination roles, including specialist occupational therapy assessment, individual interventions and delivering the innovative group programme.

To quickly recruit to and embed these new teams, this post attracts a generous “golden hello”, which is an extra 10% of your Basic annual salary in the first year.

This post’s golden hello attracts an additional £3,136 - £3,789 (Based on increment level) at the end of your 4-month probation period. This only applies to external candidates.

West London NHS Trust has a commitment to enabling staff to access tailored personal development plans. Unlike other NHS organisations, we have not reduced our training budgets. As result, you will have access to several professional development opportunities including:

PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis

  • Bachelors or Masters degrees
  • Apprenticeships
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
  • Sensory Integration
  • Open Dialogue
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Quality Service, Improvement and Redesign
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Leadership and Management
  • And other personal requests which are in line with the role

The post holder will provide leadership to embed a number of guiding principles including: recovery ways of working, formulation driven care, proactive and positive care, trauma-informed care and least restrictive practice. These opportunities provide a fantastic way of progressing to more senior positions in the service where there are existing vacancies.

The community rehabilitation teams will provide support for people with complex care needs related to psychosis and (where relevant) co-existing substance use and physical health problems. With a multidisciplinary and whole-team approach, these services will have an emphasis on delivering individualised and recovery-focussed care for people.

Importantly, our care will be provided close to peoples’ their communities, social networks and homes, enabling people to transition away from restrictive settings. Therefore, the teams will be key partners in supporting the flow of patients from inpatient to supported and independent accommodations.

With the team expansion, this will be a perfect opportunity for the successful applicant to contribute, make a difference and shape community occupational therapy in the rehabilitation service, to make it more flexible, responsive and accessible. This role will offer you a chance not only develop your specialist clinical skills but also give you opportunity to contribute to service development.

For further information, please do contact us on. We look forward to hearing from you

Paul Dore (Interim Team Manager): 07940739051 or Paul.dore@westlondon.nhs.uk



We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

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Senior Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

Senior Occupational Therapist

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 17 March 2021

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our innovative and dynamic therapy team at HMP Pentonville.

The service is part of the community services in North London Forensic Service (NLFS) which is part of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust. The post is based within the Wellbeing center at HMP Pentonville, an integral part of the overall healthcare provision in the prison.

The postholder will work alongside the Lead OT in developing and reviewing the Wellbeing Centers programme to ensure that it meets the changing needs of the prison population. They will take a lead on the provision of input into the therapeutic group work programme, co-facilitating psycho-ed groups with members of the psychology team, overseeing the work of specialist sessional workers providing creative activities, and the development and running of OT specific groups with support from the Wellbeing Centre manager.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will have a keyworking role to a designated caseload within the Wellbeing Centre and will take on a role as deputy to the team manager with a significant guiding and leading the daily work of the team. They will work closely with the Multi-Disciplinary Team and relevant outside agencies, as well as with OT colleagues to provide a quality service, which is responsive to clients needs. The successful candidate will adhere to Trust policies, data protection as well as Health and Safety. They will be assisting the team in ensuring the provision of an exceptional standard of therapeutic care. Successful candidates will have strong engagement and motivation skills and be able to work well with service users with complex mental health needs and a forensic offending history. Effective written and verbal communication skills with a working knowledge the occupational therapy process applied to the Model of Human Occupation and Occupational Deprivation research are also essential.

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care. BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which delivers MH care across some of the prisons and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile

Person Specification

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Ability to promote positive image of OT

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Essential

  • Commitment to work as a proactive team member
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to manage fluctuating work demands.
  • Effective use of supervision.
  • Aware of own limitations and needs and ability to seeks advice and support appropriately
  • Proactive use of continuous professional development opportunities
  • Ability to promote self and the service
  • Service user-centred approach

Desirable

  • Ability and motivation to network with a range of relevant colleagues regionally and nationally to contribute to personal and service wide professional development
  • Experience in promoting service user involvement

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

  • Effective verbal communication skills to include presentation of O.T. information to MD team
  • Effective written communication skills to include assessment and treatment documentation and formal O.T. reports for MD team and outside agencies
  • Ability to determine and record clear and relevant O.T. treatment plans.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement and clear clinical reasoning for O.T. interventions
  • Experience of working autonomously, being responsible for own practice and managing a varied workload including the ability to prioritise and problem solve
  • Able to use a range of treatment skills and to apply these to either group or individual work. To include cognitive behaviour therapy, goal setting, sensory work, and graded practical activities.
  • Ability to sustain demands of working with potentially challenging client group
  • Demonstrates professional approach, including boundary keeping, to relationships with staff and patients.
  • Able to critically appraise literature and research and use to inform own practice.
  • Experience of relating to people from a range of social and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience of being part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective Computer skills

Desirable

  • Experience of presenting at local, regional or national conferences/seminars/workshops etc
  • Experience in promoting and/or contributing to formal education of OT students e.g. workshops, presenting at open days etc
  • Experience of using electronic patient information systems e.g. RiO
  • Experience of planning, monitoring and evaluating therapy programmes to ensure the most effective use of clinical priorities, within own and team practices.
  • Experienced lead planner and facilitator in a range of treatment sessions on a group or individual basis including: Practical based, discussion, support and psycho-educational groups. Including experience of working with clinical staff of a variety of grades
  • Ability to instruct others on professional standards of communication
  • Able to critically appraise literature and research and use to inform service development
  • Experience of implementing service improvements
  • Skills and experience in carrying out research

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Experience of planning and running a range of therapeutic groups.
  • Experience of carrying out functional assessments
  • Experience of contributing to multidisciplinary teams care planning and risk assessments.
  • Experience of using standardised assessments E.g. MOHOST, AMPS, MEAMS, COPM
  • Experience of using outcome measures.
  • Experience meeting quality targets within a team.
  • Experience creating and designing new treatments in secure settings.
  • Up to date knowledge of developments in O.T., adult mental health, and prison settings, to inform clinical decisions, and best practice for self and supervisees
  • Clinical conditions within adolescent mental health including, developmental disorders, neurological disorders, personality disorders, depression, anxiety and psychosis
  • Awareness of the impact of the restrictions of security on the therapeutic process
  • Risk issues with this client group
  • O.T. models of practice, e.g. MOHO
  • The Recovery approach and associated assessments and treatments
  • A variety of treatment approaches relevant to working with people with personality disorders, depression, psychosis and anxiety.
  • Audit and research and it's application to adult mental health
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and National Service Framework for Mental Health and their impact on the clinical environment and practice
  • Care programme approach and understanding of the same
  • Either: a minimum of 3 years postgraduate clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist, which includes at least 1 year's experience of working with people with mental health problems
  • a minimum of 2 years postgraduate clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist in a forensic setting

Desirable

  • An understanding of forensic issues
  • Experience or knowledge of dual diagnosis
  • Experience or knowledge of working with clients affected by PTSD
  • Experience or knowledge of working with young offenders and or within those within the prison environment.
  • Understanding of the principles and implementation of the Recovery Model and it's application to Occupational Therapy
  • NICE guidelines relevant to mental health practice
  • Experience of working in Prison and / or Forensic environments.
  • Experience working with young people and or in CAMHS
  • Experience in supervising and appraising junior staff and students
  • Experience justifying and challenging treatment priorities within available resources.
  • Experience of working with carers/ family members.
  • Experience in the use of the Model of Human Occupation including the use of specific MOHO outcome measures
  • Knowledge and experience of risk assessment tools such as HCR-20.
  • Knowledge and experience of working within the conditions set out in the Mental Health Act (1983)
  • Experience in working with clients with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorders
  • Experience in working with clients with personality disorders

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Dip. COT, BSc O.T.
  • Current Health Professions Council Occupational Therapy registration.
  • Evidence of CPD/Reflective practice in application to clinical setting
  • identification of learning and skills developed from clinical practice and evidence of engaging in training and professional development.

Desirable

  • Masters or post graduate papers in relevant area
  • Further relevant courses or areas of study
  • AMPS trained and calibrated

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

HMP Pentonville

London

N7 8TT


Employer's website

http://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/

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B7 Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist Life Lines

National Health Service

St Thomas' Hospital, London
2 days ago
St Thomas' Hospital, London
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year
2 days ago
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Reference: 196-LIS5681-A

Employer:
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapist
Location:
St Thomas' Hospital, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 p.a. inc. HCA

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.


We are one of the largest teaching Hospital Trusts in the UK, employing over 100 Occupational Therapy staff. As well as providing a full range of hospital services for our local communities in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, the Trust provides specialist services for patients from further afield, including cancer, cardiothoracic, renal and children’s services in Europe.
Occupational Therapy is part of the Therapies Directorate with a supportive and progressive management structure. Departmental objectives are founded upon the core principles and pillars of the clinical governance framework and the Trust-wide objectives. Multi-disciplinary working within the Trust is well-established.
Students are accepted on placement from several training schools. The Department has structured in-service training and personal development programmes. Staff are encouraged to attend courses to continue their clinical development and participate in multi-disciplinary audit and research. You will be working in a rewarding and challenging clinical setting.
Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, forward thinking and a committed Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist to as part of the exciting new innovative Life Lines project which is a 1 year, charity funded post. This service innovation is aiming to use a digital platform called ‘aTouchaway’ with critical care patients across the recovery pathway to aid rehabilitation and support care co-ordination.

You will work as an Occupational Therapist working across the critical care pathway at Guys and St Thomas, from our large critical care to our multidisciplinary out-patient Critical illness recovery clinic.

The project will be working alongside partners in Kings College London, Guys and St Thomas Critical Care and a team of Occupational therapists working in critical care. You will require excellent proven clinical, organisational and people management skills.

Our aim is to be patient centred, research driven and clinically lead by highly experienced staff. You will be responsible for managing your own complex and varied caseload with additional supervision of junior staff, service development and audit.

If you have any questions please contact

Nicole Walmsley

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Email: nicole.walmsley@gstt.nhs.uk

Phone: 0207 188 2073

Interviews planned for week beginning 15th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNicole WalmsleyJob titleB8a Clinical Specialist Occupational TherapistEmail addressnicole.walmsley@gstt.nhs.ukTelephone number020 7188 2073Additional contact information

Please do not hesitate to contact

Nicole Walmsley

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist 020 7188 2073



Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Your e-mail address is important to us - We communicate to all job applicants via the e-mail address which has been provided on the application form. Please ensure that you check your e-mail on a regular basis.

Please apply for this post by clicking "Apply Online Now."

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Children's Community Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Mile End Hospital, London
4 days ago
Mile End Hospital, London
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year
4 days ago
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Reference: 259-2989017RLH

Employer:
Barts Health NHS Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
Mile End Hospital, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum inc

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.


Children’s Community Occupational Therapy

Band 7 Occupational Therapist – 1 WTE post.

An opportunity has arisen for a Children’s Occupational Therapist to work with children and young people in our friendly, innovative and well-established team. Our vision is to provide care for children and families that is personalised and outcomes-driven, based on evidence and contemporary theories of occupations-focused practice relevant to the field of childhood disability.

We typically work in integrated multi-disciplinary Teams across different age bands. You will be working with a variety of conditions (Learning disability, physical disability, ASD) including severe/profound learning disability and complex needs. We are looking for a Band 7 to take a lead on Special Schools (2yrs -11 years) and to support other therapy and education staff with supervision and training. You will also have opportunities for work with mainstream schools and delivering Parent Workshops. Previous paediatric experience is essential for this role.

If interested and would like to find out more about our post contact Frances Badenhorst or Suzy Laird – Clinical Leads, Children’s Community Occupational Therapy. 02082238897



We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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Occupational Therapist (Clinical Practitioner)

National Health Service

Peckwater Centre, London
4 days ago
Peckwater Centre, London
£29.888k - £36.738k Per Year
4 days ago
£29.888k - £36.738k Per Year

Job Reference: 455-MH4172-TM-A

Employer:
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Location:
Peckwater Centre, South Camden
Salary:
£29,888 to £36,738 p.a. Incl of HCAS

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.

We have 3 key priorities which are:

  • Early and Effective Intervention,
  • Helping People to Live Well
  • Research and Innovation

The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:

  • We value each other
  • We are empowered
  • We keep things simple
  • We are connected

By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I Cultural pillars are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at improving efficiencies within the NHS both to make costs savings for NHS organisations but also to save you time when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.


Occupational Therapist (Band 5)

South Camden Rehabilitation and Recovery Team

London, NW5 2UP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the South Camden Rehabilitation and Recovery Team. This is an established community team providing treatment and care to individuals with severe and enduring psychotic illnesses living in the South Camden community. The team offers a wide range of interventions that are recovery orientated and client-centred and we aim to achieve the best possible outcomes for our service users, many of whom have complex and varied needs.

The successful applicant will have a split role; providing a specific occupational therapy service whilst also holding a small care co-ordination caseload and contributing to team duties. The occupational therapy role includes the provision of detailed assessments and specialised interventions.

The post holder will be part of the wider community Occupational Therapy service; with regular supervision provided from the band 6 Occupational Therapist in the team, and access to excellent continuing professional development and preceptorship opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRuth WatsonAdditional contact information

Potential applicants are encouraged to speak to Ruth Watson on 07867 801485 (Occupational Therapy Community Clinical Lead) or Alison Hawthorne (Team Manager) on 0203 317 6459 for further information



In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects diversity of our population and our service users. We are actively encouraging applications from people with experience of using mental health services and we would welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups such as our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, and LGBT communities. We also hold the Disability Confident symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Large print, Braille or audio tape etc., please contact the Recruitment Department on 0203 317 7190 or email resourcing@candi.nhs.ukand we will arrange for this to be sent to you.

At the heart of our work is the drive to improve the quality of life for the population we serve. Quality improvement is an integral thread that runs through our organisation, bringing together staff, service users, families and carers to continually learn how to enhance the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved as well as providing the best possible service at Camden and Islington Trust.

Any applications submitted for this vacancy will be transferred onto our TRAC for the purposes of processing for recruitment.

For more information and to view our privacy policy please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Ronald Gibson House, London
4 days ago
Ronald Gibson House, London
£37.638k - £44.78k Per Year
4 days ago
£37.638k - £44.78k Per Year

Job Reference: 200-CWQFE-2941052-OF-CB

Employer:
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Inpatient Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist
Location:
Ronald Gibson House, Wandsworth
Salary:
£37,638 - £44,780 pa pro rata Incl HCAS (20%)

Therapies and Community Services Directorate

Older People’s Inpatient rehabilitation service

Ronald Gibson House and Queen Mary’s Hospital

Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Part time 18.75 hours

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our inter-professional Therapy team providing a rehabilitation service to community inpatients within Ronald Gibson House and Queen Mary’s Hospital.

The team works closely together to provide goal-orientated, client centred, rehabilitation for older patients transferred from local acute hospitals.

The service is for patients who are medically stable and need further rehabilitation prior to discharge back into the community. Patients have a range of complex conditions associated with older age including falls, neurological conditions such as PD, post op rehabilitation, fractures, other medical problems and cognitive impairment and dementia. You will be providing occupational therapy assessment and intervention undertaking individual sessions, group work and home visits aiming to maximise their independence for discharge home.

The Therapy In Reach team at Ronald Gibson House consists of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehab Assistants, a Patient Flow Co-ordinator and GP. The team works closely together with colleagues from acute and community teams as well as our partner organisation Brendoncare.

There is a wider MDT at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton and you will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues on this site as well.

You will be part of a strong professional Occupational Therapy structure working/ liaising with colleagues across different community settings.

You will be clinically supported by a Band 7 Occupational Therapist working in Queen Mary’s Hospital and the Clinical Team Leader for Inpatient services. The inpatient team have joint learning and development opportunities across sites.

You will also be part of the Community Services band 6 peer support group. Continuing Professional Development is encouraged through our appraisal system, and there is a well-established in-service education programme. The department is actively involved supporting evidence-based practice, clinical audit and research

There is a strong emphasis on personal development and opportunities for learning are actively supported.

To find out more about this post, please contact Louise Paterson Clinical Team Leader on 020 8 487 6136 louise.paterson@stgeorges.nhs.uk or Adele Gilbert Senior OT adele.gilbert@stgeorges.nhs.uk 020 8487 6152

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLouise PatersonJob titleClinical Team Leader Older People's InpatientEmail addresslouise.paterson@stgeorges.nhs.ukTelephone number020 8487 6136



PRIVACY NOTICE

All applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into Trac, the applicant management/recruitment system used by St Georges NHS Foundation Trust. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. We will be unable to respond to any messages sent to the Trust via the NHS Jobs website. If you are successful in being offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained on site at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.
Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.
If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:
- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image
As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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Rotational Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

6 month rotations across all of the Barts Health NHS Trust sites, London
5 days ago
6 month rotations across all of the Barts Health NHS Trust sites, London
£28.691k - £35.207k Per Year
5 days ago
£28.691k - £35.207k Per Year

Job Reference: 259-2988427CSS

Employer:
Barts Health NHS Trust
Department:
Therapies
Location:
6 month rotations across all of the Barts Health NHS Trust sites, London
Salary:
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum inc

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.


BAND 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist – Bart’s Health NHS Trust

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and versatile team players to join our Band 5 Occupational Therapy team.

The Barts Health NHS Trust Band 5 Occupational Therapy rotation involves 6 month rotations across a range of hospitals (Newham University Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital).

Rotations are diverse and include:

Ø Orthopaedics Ø Stroke

Ø Trauma Ø Oncology

Ø Older People’s Services Ø Cardiorespiratory

Ø Neurosciences Ø General & Specialist Medicine Ø Surgery

Within Barts Health NHS Trust we recognize that not everyone interested in our rotation will have had the opportunity to develop skills in an acute setting. To facilitate an understanding of our rotation and the development of skills required for the role we run a robust induction and training programme for our Band 5 Occupational Therapists.

Throughout the rotations successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop core skills, participate and undertake specialist teaching and training as well as have regular supervision with senior staff. Occupational Therapists work closely with members of the wider team and will have plenty of opportunity for shared learning and team work.

Please note:

The band 5 Occupational Therapy rotation covers both inner and outer London pay areas. Staff members pay changes based on the location of their rotation. Occupational Therapists within Barts Health are rostered to provide a 7- day service.

For Further information and details please contact Margie Crouch on 02034656291 or m.crouch@nhs.net



We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Salary

£30k - £33k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Occupational Therapist within the education sector. 

Skills and Knowledge
Essential Requirements:
  • Ability to plan and evaluate therapy for individual children with a range of needs, including those with DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder), ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder), physical/medical/neurological needs and sensory processing difficulties.
  • Ability to use standardised and non-standardised tests to assess pupil’s needs and determine suitable provision accordingly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents both verbally and in writing, including the writing of final reports.
  • Ability to keep records and work in a consistent and organised way
  • A commitment to further professional development.
  • A recognition of boundaries of own expertise and the need to seek advice.
  • An ability to use own initiative and be pro-active in adopting a problem solving approach

Personal Qualities

Essential:

  • Ability to develop positive relationships with children.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with other members of staff and to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively with parents.
  • Ability to give and take advice in a sensitive and reflective manner.
  • Ability to show patience, understanding and a sense of humour.
  • Self –motivated and the ability to work flexibly.
  • Supportive towards the aims and Christian ethos of the School.

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