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Occupational Therapist

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 Per annum inclusive HCAS
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified and motivated Occupational Therapist to join our adult acute in-patient Band 5 rotation based at NMUH which covers the following clinical areas:

Medical Specialities

Orthopaedic/surgery

Acute Medicine for Older people

Acute Stroke Unit

Admission Avoidance Team - covering Emergency Department and 0-48 hours length of stay.

Main duties of the job

The Occupational Therapy Department is part of the integrated Therapies Service and staff benefit from a supportive environment and excellent learning opportunities though collaborative care team working.

The successful post holder will be required to participate in seven day working rota.

About us

The Occupational Therapy Department is part of the integrated Therapies Service and staff benefit from a supportive environment and excellent learning opportunities though collaborative care team working.

The successful post holder will be required to participate in seven day working rota.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Rotational Band 5 Occupational therapist, detailed job description with all main responsibilities attached.

Person Specification

Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Competent IT skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to actively contribute to, and work within an MDT
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate
  • Ability to work at a moderate to high levels of physical activity including the involvement in manual therapy, therapeutic handling of patients and the assessment, demonstration and provision/installation of specialist equipment and/or minor adaptations.
  • Ability to work within Trust and Department guidelines and policies including equal opportunities and Health and Safety to meet the needs of the patients and colleagues.


Experience

Essential

  • Undergraduate experience of working in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Experience of OT assessment and intervention with patients in a physical acute, rehab and/or community setting (e.g. medical, surgical, orthopaedic or neurological patients across the lifespan).
  • Experience of continuing professional development Knowledge of the occupational therapy process and application for clinical practice
  • Knowledge of models of OT practice and practical application
  • Knowledge and understanding of evidence based practice.


personal attributes

Essential

  • Commitment to lifelong learning.
  • willingness to work fllexibly


Other requirements

Essential

  • Registration with HCPC


Desirable

  • Membership of BAOT


Experience

Essential

  • BSc in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
  • Evidence of CPD portfolio


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX

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393-NMUH-1240-A

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