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Highly Specialist Paediatric Community CYP Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

kaleidoscope, London
7 days ago
kaleidoscope, London
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year
7 days ago
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Reference: 197-RF9640

Employer:
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
kaleidoscope, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum plus HCAS

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

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. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


We are currently seeking an experienced and innovative Paediatric Occupational Therapist who has the experience working in the NHS, to join us in our community Lewisham Occupational Therapy Service for Children and Young People

The post holder will need to have significant extensive proven clinical experience in Occupational Therapy working with children and young people from birth to nineteen years with a range of clinical conditions and disabilities both within a range of settings.

This role provides the opportunity to deliver a highly specialist service to early years children with complex needs with in the community a 0.1 wte service to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Lewisham Hospital.

Working with the Team lead and senior colleagues, the post-holder will hold an agreed clinical, leadership and management portfolio of work.

We are a service that has developed a number of effective models of intervention and outcome measurement. Our commissioned traded offer to schools is currently expanding. We have large dedicated therapy treatment and office spaces where the OT team work with other therapists in meeting the needs of the young people. There is a strong ethos of multidisciplinary/multi agency working.

The Occupational Therapy service is based at the Children and Young People’s Centre, Kaleidoscope, which houses services from Health, Education, Social Care and Children’s Mental Health, providing a comprehensive range of integrated services for children and young people with specialist needs. This provides opportunities for greater joined up working and positive service developments. Families reap the benefits of having this wide range of services provided in a high quality, family friendly environment all under one roof. Our children’s community health services were rated “outstanding” by CQC in August 2017.

The Occupational Therapy service delivers and contributes to a wide range of clinical care pathways. There is a good supervision structure and an on-going programme of in-service training. For this post there will be a strong commitment to post graduate training and development opportunities, with external development opportunities being encouraged and well supported.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Royle

Team Lead Children and Young Peoples (CYP) Occupational Therapist and Clinical Specialist

alison.royle2@nhs.net



Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.
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Occupational Therapist - Band 6

National Health Service

Tonbridge, Southern
4 days ago
Tonbridge, Southern
4 days ago

Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Renovo Care Group

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

Renovo Care Group provides high quality neurological treatment, supporting the best rehabilitation outcomes with our patients. We now have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic team and contribute to providing excellent care to our service users at our Hollanden Park Hospital. This permanent position is well suited for an individual who is looking to pursue a challenging rewarding career in therapy and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.

This exciting position offers an opportunity as a Occupational Therapist to use your existing knowledge and skills, in a role in which you can take ownership of the well-being of our patients.

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist Occupational Therapy (OT) to patients undertaking Neuro Rehabilitation, as part of a collaborative and goal-driven interdisciplinary team, within this brand new service.

You will be providing a high standard of OT assessment, rehabilitation, and advice for patients with acquired neurological conditions and disabilities across various pathways including acute neurorehabilitation, neurobehavioural management and rehabilitation, complex care, and assisted independent living.

You will be supporting the development of the wider staff group to provide a consistent therapeutic and rehabilitative approach.

About us

Renovo specialises in the provision of care for people suffering from complex conditions related to, or caused by, acquired/traumatic brain injury and other neurological illnesses, including spinal cord injury.

We opened a further purpose built hospital facility for acute neurorehabilitation treatment early in Q3 2020.

The hospital is set in 17-acres of parkland offering unique and peaceful surroundings.

Our interdisciplinary teams provide programmes of treatment, care and interventions with a goal-based approach. Our specialist staff includes medical practitioners, registered general and mental health nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, dieticians and rehabilitation assistants. Our teams work closely with patients, family members and other health professionals to support recovery and to promote independence.

Good transport links to London and across the South East and we offer free on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Reporting To: Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Organisation: Renovo Care Group

Department / Area: Operations - Allied Health Professions

Band / Pay Rate: Broadly equivalent to NHS Band 6, depending on experience

Days / Shifts: Days - working 5 days out of 7

Hours: 40 hours per week, inclusive of a 30 minute lunch each day

Location: Hildenborough, Kent

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of patients needs and strengths; including the use of formal and informal measures where appropriate; and provision of risk assessments.
  • Responsible for providing supervision for Band 5 and OT Assistants.
  • Utilising assessment results to development care plans, management strategies, clinical goals, and evidence-based therapy plans, which are then clearly recorded and communicated.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and modify treatment plans to ensure effectiveness using outcome measures.
  • Manage a caseload independently with supervision from the Lead OT.
  • To be integral in discharge planning including liaising with community teams, social services and equipment providers.
  • To ensure all clinical records are maintained to the HCPC and RCOT standard

Framework and Boundaries:

The post holder will report to the Clinical Lead for Occupational Therapy, and work collaboratively within the interdisciplinary teams to offer a comprehensive, patient-centred service.

There is no budgetary responsibility with this position.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified in Occupational Therapy and registered with the RCOT
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Educated to degree-level or equivalent
  • Evidence of CPD and continued learning

Desirable

  • Masters degree in related field

Experience

Essential

  • At least 2 years experience in relevant health or social care setting
  • Experience in neurology of at least 6 months, and of specialist rehabilitation
  • Experience in delivering evidence-based practice, following best practice guidelines, using assessment tools and providing outcome measures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and standards of professional practice
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary and/or Interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience of training, supporting and/or mentoring others

Capabilities

Essential

  • Able to provide supervision and teaching to Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Able to contribute to the induction, training, and development of other staff
  • Able to contribute to Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) processes, including joint goal setting, IDT meetings, Review meetings and reports, and compiling outcome measures.
  • Skills and Capabilities
  • Able to utilise skills with patients who may have communication difficulties, and adapt ways of working appropriately
  • Consistently demonstrate excellent communication skills with all colleagues; and to deliver good written and verbal communication for patients, family members and external stakeholders
  • Computer literate and able to produce comprehensive reports
  • Physically able to employ manual handling skills and processes

Desirable

  • Provide specialist assessment, management, and treatment including, but not limited to: upper limb rehab, posture and seating, cognitive assessment and treatment alongside clinical psychology, fatigue management, provision of loan equipment, liaising with specialist providers and use of assistive technologies and equipment

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

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

Renovo Care Group

Address

Coldarbour Lane

Hildenborough

Tonbridge

Kent

TN11 9LE


Employer's website

https://www.renovocare.co.uk

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone, Southern
6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone, Southern
6 days ago

Occupational Therapist

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2021

Job overview

Are you interested in developing your Occupational Therapy skills across a variety of specialities? Are you an OT student due to qualify or looking to develop skills in a new area of work, an experienced OT looking for a new challenge or an OT needing to complete a return to practice placement? Then we have a perfect opportunity for you!

We currently have exciting opportunities to join the Occupational Therapy Junior rotation within an acute hospital setting, in a well-supported environment, gaining experience in a variety of specialities

The Trust operates from two primary sites; our new state of the art Tunbridge Wells Hospital, the first all single room NHS hospital in England, and Maidstone Hospital, home to the Kent Oncology Centre, one of the leading cancer treatment centres in the southeast.

The Tunbridge Wells hospital is also a level 2 trauma centre. All of this, and future plans for development make this an exciting time to be part of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Main duties of the job

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated.We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients.We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment.We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff.We have 78nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients.We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Interviews: To be confirmed

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational therapy
  • HCPC registration

Desirable

  • Member of Professional Body

Experience

Essential

  • Core student placement in physical disability settings

Knowledge

Essential

  • Application of OT theory in the treatment of physical conditions

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

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

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Address

Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone

Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone

TN2 4QJ


Employer's website

https://www.mtw.nhs.uk/

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Littlebrook Hospital, Southern
1 day ago
Littlebrook Hospital, Southern
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
1 day ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 380-RB000514

Employer:
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Department:
Acute Mental Health - Occupational Therapy
Location:
Littlebrook Hospital, Dartford
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum inc

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Innovation is one of our core values and that is demonstrated in some of our award-winning teams.

Our Peer Support Workforce has gained local and national acclaim for working alongside people accessing our services and embodies the reality of recovering lives

Indulge your research interests with our enthusiastic team, who are involved in a whole host of national and home-grown studies with the potential to shape future healthcare.

There are exciting times ahead in 2020 when the Kent and Medway Medical School is set to open, collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent with KMPT one of the NHS partners, inspiring the next generation of medical professionals.

We are also at the forefront of partnership working, an integral part of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, looking at the way forward for sustainable health and social care.

KMPT is creating an environment for equal opportunities for all, where we can ALL be ourselves.

We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:

  • Respect

  • Openness

  • Accountability

  • Working together

  • Innovation

  • Excellence

The Role


Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist, with a passion for working with people who are experiencing acute mental illness, within an inpatient setting? Would you like to be part of an innovative model of care, which places therapy at it’s core? In our services we try to promote person centred care by focusing on recovery, through the provision of multidisciplinary team working to increase psychological approaches and therapeutic activity.

Occupational Therapists are recognised as essential, core members of the multi-disciplinary team and are in the forefront of developing recovery and therapeutic interventions. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist, who is looking to positively contribute to this innovative approach to the therapeutic engagement of service users. You will be responsible for providing OT assessments, treatment and advice and will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic and creative environment. You will work closely with the Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead and Ward Manager to implement and provide a therapeutic programme that supports the use of activity to aid recovery and enables timely and sustained discharge. You will manage a caseload of patients, as well as providing supervision and leadership to the Therapy team.

This position would suit an Occupational Therapist who is looking to consolidate skills acquired from working in the mental health field. You will need to be a dynamic clinician with good team working skills and have the ability to integrate occupational therapy skills with those of other professions in order to coordinate and deliver effective care for the service user. You will draw on a sound clinical background in mental health, with experience of managing complex caseloads and coordinating workloads. You will predominantly be required to work between 8.00 – 16.00 Monday – Friday to reflect clinical need. However some flexibility may be required, to support the 7 day programme.

KMPT can offer you both professional and clinical development opportunities, in addition to regular supervision, appraisals and personal development planning. We also support continual development through our professional/clinical forums and internal networks and have good links with the local universities. As well as relocation packages, London fringe allowance and staff benefits and discounts are applicable

For further details / informal visits contact:

Natalie Boorman, Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead on 01322 622222

natalie.boorman@nhs.net



KMPT Staff Benefits:

NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays that’s up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.

Recommend a friend campaign. Existing KMPT employees could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to the roles below and can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals

Flexible working. Job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.

New starter bonus. We value our nurses and the skills they bring therefore we offer New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff.

Induction. KMPT provides comprehensive Induction programme to support new employees. This ranges from 2 days to 4 weeks dependent on role (not always consecutive days). You may need to travel across site includes Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Probation Period. New employees external to KMPT are subject to a six month probationary period.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Certain roles are subject to criminal record check. You may be required submission of completed Disclosure form to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In cases where we receive high volume of applications for a post, we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward.

Your application will be imported from the NHS Jobs website into the trac.jobs recruitment system which we use for managing our recruitment. You will not be able to track the progress of your application through the NHS Jobs website. You will not receive messages or notifications about your job application from NHS Jobs.

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Caterham Dene Hospital, HC
2 days ago
Caterham Dene Hospital, HC
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 078-FC458-1

Employer:
First Community Health and Care
Department:
Bed Based Care Team
Location:
Caterham Dene Hospital
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 + Welcome Benefit + 5% HCAS pa

Do you want to be part of an innovative, progressive and dynamic organisation that is committed to providing first rate care to its local community?

First Community is a CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ staff owned social enterprise, which delivers NHS community services to residents across east Surrey and in parts of West Sussex.

Through our first-rate people we deliver first rate value to the public, providing community nursing, including district and specialist nursing; health visitors, school nurses and immunisations and a wide range of adult and children’s therapies. We also run a rehabilitation in-patient ward and a Minor Injury Unit (MIU).

First Community is a great place to work and our CQC rating puts us among the top two percent of organisations providing NHS care in the country. Everyone here has a voice and is supported to develop their career to its full potential.

We offer all our staff: High quality training and development opportunities, flexible working to enable a good work, life balance, an inclusive and friendly work environment, an NHS pension, flexible retirement options and employee benefits including a car salary sacrifice scheme.


Band 6 Occupational Therapist

We’re in search of a new Band 6 OT,

Who can deliver assessments of top quality.

We’re a friendly, professional team based in east Surrey,

Delivering vital care to our patients in sun, wind, rain or snow flurry

Join us and you’ll get a welcome benefit of £2,000,

Come on board and apply today if you like how this sounds.

Joining First Community will bring you a range of benefits, including a £2,000 welcome benefit, 5% high cost area supplement in addition to Agenda for Change salaries, an NHS pension and a competitive annual leave allowance. We will provide you with high quality training and development opportunities, flexible working to enable a good work-life balance, an inclusive and friendly work environment and access to a comprehensive staff health and wellbeing programme.

If you’re a dynamic, motivated and creative Occupational Therapist (OT) who can think outside the box, this may be the role for you. The post holder will be responsible for providing Occupational Therapy Assessment and treatment, to patients following trauma, illness or injury to maximise function, prevent deterioration and ensure safe discharge. We are looking for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist with a passion for working with this client group, to join our multidisciplinary team of experienced Nurses, Therapists, Associate Practitioners and Rehabilitation, Care Assistants and Administrators.

You will work across rehabilitation services in hospital and the community to provide a seven day service in our bed based care settings, which include a community hospital and local private nursing homes. You will be assisting in preventing unnecessary admissions to hospital and facilitating early discharges through comprehensive, effective and timely intervention.

We will encourage and support you to complete regular training and help you to further develop both generic and OT professional skills. As we are committed to taking OT students on placements, there will also be opportunities for you to support students.

First Community values its teams’ ideas and is always working towards improving how we deliver patient care. We look forward to receiving your application.



Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

Our preferred method of contact is by email. Please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

Recruitment and Retention Premium

Recruitment and Retention Premium applies to the following posts:

Adult Services:
-Band 5 Staff Nurses (Community and inpatient)
-District Nurses
-All Clinical Occupational Therapists

Children's Services:
-Health Visitors
-Staff Nurses
-School Nurses
-All Band 5 & 6 Paediatric Therapists
Therapy Services:
-All Clinical Podiatrists
-All Clinical Audiologists
-All Clinical Occupational Therapists

Successful applicants within the staff groups above will receive -

  • £1000 upon commencement (payable in your first months’ salary) then;

  • £1000 after 6 months service subject to satisfactory completion of your probationary period.

    Do note that repayment clauses apply - and will be provided, as required to the relevant post holders. This does not apply to internal candidates.

    Please note, due to high volumes of applicants, certain posts may close early. We recommend candidates apply early to avoid disappointment.

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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Littlebrook Hospital, Southern
1 day ago
Littlebrook Hospital, Southern
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 380-RB000519

Employer:
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Department:
Acute Mental Health - Occupational Therapy
Location:
Littlebrook Hospital, Dartford
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum inc

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Innovation is one of our core values and that is demonstrated in some of our award-winning teams.

Our Peer Support Workforce has gained local and national acclaim for working alongside people accessing our services and embodies the reality of recovering lives

Indulge your research interests with our enthusiastic team, who are involved in a whole host of national and home-grown studies with the potential to shape future healthcare.

There are exciting times ahead in 2020 when the Kent and Medway Medical School is set to open, collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent with KMPT one of the NHS partners, inspiring the next generation of medical professionals.

We are also at the forefront of partnership working, an integral part of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, looking at the way forward for sustainable health and social care.

KMPT is creating an environment for equal opportunities for all, where we can ALL be ourselves.

We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:

  • Respect

  • Openness

  • Accountability

  • Working together

  • Innovation

  • Excellence

The Role


Are you an Occupational Therapist, with a passion for working with people who are experiencing acute mental illness, within an inpatient setting? Would you like to be part of an innovative model of care, which places therapy at it’s core? In our services we try to promote person centred care by focusing on recovery, through the provision of multidisciplinary team working to increase psychological approaches and therapeutic activity.

Occupational Therapists are recognised as essential, core members of the multi-disciplinary team and are in the forefront of developing recovery and therapeutic interventions. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist, who is looking to positively contribute to this innovative approach to the therapeutic engagement of service users. You will be responsible for providing OT assessments, treatment and advice and will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic and creative environment. You will work closely with the Senior OT's, Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead and Ward Manager to implement and provide a therapeutic programme that supports the use of activity to aid recovery and enables timely and sustained discharge. You will manage a caseload of patients, as well as providing supervision and leadership to the Therapy team.

You will need to be a dynamic clinician with good team working skills and have the ability to integrate occupational therapy skills with those of other professions in order to coordinate and deliver effective care for the service user. You will draw on a sound clinical background in mental health, with experience of managing complex caseloads and coordinating workloads. You will predominantly be required to work between 8.00 – 16.00 Monday – Friday to reflect clinical need. However some flexibility may be required, to support the 7 day programme.

KMPT can offer you both professional and clinical development opportunities, in addition to regular supervision, appraisals and personal development planning. We also support continual development through our professional/clinical forums and internal networks and have good links with the local universities. As well as relocation packages, London fringe allowance and staff benefits and discounts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Natalie Boorman, Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead

01322 622222

Natalie.boorman@nhs.net



KMPT Staff Benefits:

NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays that’s up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.

Recommend a friend campaign. Existing KMPT employees could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to the roles below and can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals

Flexible working. Job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.

New starter bonus. We value our nurses and the skills they bring therefore we offer New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff.

Induction. KMPT provides comprehensive Induction programme to support new employees. This ranges from 2 days to 4 weeks dependent on role (not always consecutive days). You may need to travel across site includes Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Probation Period. New employees external to KMPT are subject to a six month probationary period.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Certain roles are subject to criminal record check. You may be required submission of completed Disclosure form to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In cases where we receive high volume of applications for a post, we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward.

Your application will be imported from the NHS Jobs website into the trac.jobs recruitment system which we use for managing our recruitment. You will not be able to track the progress of your application through the NHS Jobs website. You will not receive messages or notifications about your job application from NHS Jobs.

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Ronald Gibson House, London
2 days ago
Ronald Gibson House, London
£37.638k - £44.78k Per Year
2 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



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Salary

£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

7 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 197-RF9640

Employer:
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
kaleidoscope, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum plus HCAS

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

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We are currently seeking an experienced and innovative Paediatric Occupational Therapist who has the experience working in the NHS, to join us in our community Lewisham Occupational Therapy Service for Children and Young People

The post holder will need to have significant extensive proven clinical experience in Occupational Therapy working with children and young people from birth to nineteen years with a range of clinical conditions and disabilities both within a range of settings.

This role provides the opportunity to deliver a highly specialist service to early years children with complex needs with in the community a 0.1 wte service to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Lewisham Hospital.

Working with the Team lead and senior colleagues, the post-holder will hold an agreed clinical, leadership and management portfolio of work.

We are a service that has developed a number of effective models of intervention and outcome measurement. Our commissioned traded offer to schools is currently expanding. We have large dedicated therapy treatment and office spaces where the OT team work with other therapists in meeting the needs of the young people. There is a strong ethos of multidisciplinary/multi agency working.

The Occupational Therapy service is based at the Children and Young People’s Centre, Kaleidoscope, which houses services from Health, Education, Social Care and Children’s Mental Health, providing a comprehensive range of integrated services for children and young people with specialist needs. This provides opportunities for greater joined up working and positive service developments. Families reap the benefits of having this wide range of services provided in a high quality, family friendly environment all under one roof. Our children’s community health services were rated “outstanding” by CQC in August 2017.

The Occupational Therapy service delivers and contributes to a wide range of clinical care pathways. There is a good supervision structure and an on-going programme of in-service training. For this post there will be a strong commitment to post graduate training and development opportunities, with external development opportunities being encouraged and well supported.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Royle

Team Lead Children and Young Peoples (CYP) Occupational Therapist and Clinical Specialist

alison.royle2@nhs.net




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