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Occupational Therapist

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Hemel Hempstead
£37,162 to £44,629 a year per annum, inclusive of HCAS, pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
CLCH Hertfordshire Adult Community Services - CLCH NHS Trust provides a range of Community Services, and the Hertfordshire Division is recruiting!

This is an exciting, unique opportunity for an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist (or a Band 5 OT looking for a development role to Band 6) to join a dynamic, multidisciplinary community Cardiac Rehabilitation Team.

We are seeking the specialist skills of an enthusiastic, self-motivated Occupational Therapist who will work part time (0.8WTE) delivering care to patients following a cardiac event, cardiac procedure, or diagnosis of heart failure.

We're looking for a confident, independent practitioner with excellent communication skills.

Main duties of the job

You will work alongside physiotherapists, exercise therapists, nurses, dietitians and other OTs offering a combination of face-to-face and virtual rehabilitation, potentially working across 4 sites, but based in Hemel Hempstead.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010). CLCH Hertfordshire Division covers 4 localities in West Hertfordshire, delivering care across the population.

We are an innovative divisional team who are always looking to grow and develop our staff and service, and pride ourselves on focusing on staff well-being as well as delivering high quality patient-focused care.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide specialist Occupation Therapy skills and knowledge as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver a Community Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme for patients following a recent cardiac event, cardiac procedure or with a diagnosis of heart failure
  • To take a lead in the provision of the Occupational Therapy interventions and delivering the emotional health and wellbeing component of the cardiac rehabilitation programme
  • To provide highly specialised assessment and treatment for patients with complex needs, and to provide cardiac rehabilitation expert advice, guidance and information to patients, health and social care professionals, carers, relatives and other non-professionals
  • To provide a specialised resource for other staff and healthcare professionals

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Occupational Therapy degree or equivalent.
  • Current AHP with UK HCPC registration


  • Membership of Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Hemel One (HQ)

Hemel Hempstead


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