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Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum/pro rata/incl HCAA
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
Neurological Occupational Therapist

Band 7

Full Time 1 WTE , I year Fixed Term

37.5 hours per week

Stroke Unit

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Stroke Unit team at Hillingdon Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Therapist to work on the Stroke Unit at Hillingdon Hospital. You will work within the multidisciplinary team all dedicated to providing a Specialist Stroke Service. You will be a key member in our friendly and dynamic integrated therapy teams and provide a skilled and responsive therapy service.

The post is based on the Stroke Unit at Hillingdon Hospital however you will work alongside the Neurological Rehabilitation Therapy Team, which provide specialist neuro rehabilitation to the Alderbourne Rehabiliation Unit and Daniels Rehabilitation Unit at The Hillingdon Hospital.

In our friendly and supportive environment, you will be encouraged to develop your clinical expertise, through regular training and clinical supervision. You will also have opportunities to develop your professional skills including service development, audit and supervision of junior staff and students.

We are looking for candidates with:
  • HCPC registration and relevant post qualification experience in a hospital based environment
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • An enthusiasm for professional and service development
  • Current manual driving licence

Main duties of the job

You also need to be hard working, adaptable and dynamic, with good communication skills, initiative and self-motivation. You will also participate in the on-call and weekend rotas supporting the inpatient acute services.

Hillingdon hospital is situated within walking distance of Brunel University Campus. There is easy tube and rail access to Central London and we are superbly situated for access to the motorway networks.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust



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