Senior Neuro Occupational Therapist (Band 6) - Fixed Term -12 months
We are offering an exciting opportunity for you to join our Band 6 Neuro Team based at Frimley Park Hospital for a fixed term maternity cover.
We are looking for dynamic, professional and enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our friendly & supportive team. This is an ideal opportunity to build upon your existing knowledge and develop skills within a top class hyper acute and acute stroke unit as well as gaining experience of other neurological conditions.
The successful candidate would be expected work with the neuro team to provide excellent patient care, but also provide supervision and support to junior members of the team and participate in service development to ensure we are always facing the future.They should also expect to participate in our rostered weekend service.
This post is available for a 12-month term however a shorter term would be considered to support individual learning objectives for the right candidate.Main duties of the job
Responsibilities include clinical management of patients and relevant paperwork. To contribute to the continued development and maintenance of efficiency and safety in the Occupational Therapy (OT) Department.
To be flexible at times of increased capacity to the service.
The Senior OT contributes to the provision, co-ordination, and development of OT services for their specific section. Assists in training and supervising junior staff and students and participates in administrative functions of the OT Department.About us
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.
As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.
We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.
Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.
We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialtiesJob descriptionJob responsibilities
The full details of the post requirements can be found in the job description and person specification attached.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Degree / Diploma in OT
- HCPC registered
- Field work educators course
- post graduate study in neurology
- Problem solver
- excellent organisation skills
- effective written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to work as part of a team and individually
- Use of an electronic patient record
- knowledge of specialist field
- knowledge of evidence based practice
- knowledge of health legislation in current practice and clinical governance
- 18 months to 2 years post registration experience as an OT
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Worked in Acute Neurology and rehabilitation
- Awareness of community or aftercare services re sign posting on after discharge
Frimley Health NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Frimley Park Hospital
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