Experienced Occupational Therapist

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year per annum inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a confident and motivated Band 5 or an emerging Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to develop new clinical and managerial skills within an acute setting?

Are you a motivated and forward thinking Occupational Therapist looking to develop specialist skills within an acute in-patient therapy team?

To provide a high quality efficient Occupational Therapy service to in-patients within the Medical, Surgical and Respiratory Medicine, Acute wards, supported by Band 7 Occupational Therapist.

Main duties of the job

To assist Band 7 Occupational Therapist in the organisation and development of a comprehensive Occupational Therapy service for adults.o To manage own caseload including assessment, treatment and support ofclients, applying specialised skills and knowledge.o To provide and gain appropriate information from clients and carers regarding their needs and concerns, in order to provide a service to meet those needs.o To be an active member of the multidisciplinary team and to providecoordinated and comprehensive treatment programs.o To refer to various multidisciplinary team members as appropriate following assessment of patient needs.

Please note that 7 day working is undertaken across therapies at the Trust. Days off are allocated in the week following weekend working (1 in 5 weekends).

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Healthcare Professionals Council registration.


  • 2 Years experience as qualified OT

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience in in-patient physical service setting both acute and rehab. e.g. experience gained through Band 5 rotations in Medicine, orthopaedic/surgery, COE
  • Experience of supervising junior members of team and/or students in day-to-day working.
  • Knowledge/ability to use a range of different assessments and interventions with patients with cardiac, respiratory, surgical, neuro and orthopaedic conditions
  • Knowledge of inter-agency working


  • NHS Experience

Skills, Abilities , Attributes


  • Evidence of clinical application in Discharge planning
  • Ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively
  • Evidence of CPD and self-directed learning.
  • Participation in teaching, both in a group setting and on a one-to-one
  • Participation in audits, research and clinical governance
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate work and ability to manage a busy caseload.
  • Ability to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the service i.e. extended hours and weekends

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Ealing Hospital

Uxbridge Road



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