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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Thornton Health
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa incl. HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job summary

Specialist Occupational Therapist Band 6

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Integrated Falls Service in Croydon.

The successful candidate will work closely with our friendly Team of Therapists, Practitioners, Consultant and Administration officer. Experienced Band 7 Occupational Therapists will support the post holder. There is a remit to work together as a team. The successful candidate will also have the aptitude to learn and develop as an autonomous Occupational Therapist.
Interview date: TBC

Main duties of the job

The role involves assessment, treatment rehabilitation of people referred to the Integrated Falls Service, with the risk of Falls. Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary context would be useful and an ability to work on one's own are necessary for this post. There are Band 7 Occupational Therapists in the Service, who are experienced and able to provide advice, when required.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification***

Person Specification

Experience of working with Adults

Essential

  • Working with people at risk of falls


Desirable

  • Working autonomously


Working in a mulit-disciplinary setting

Essential

  • Working with other professionals in an NHS setting


Desirable

  • Working in an NHS setting


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