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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
Watford
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum, inclusive of HCAS, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a Specialist Band 6 physical rehabilitation Occupational Therapy post in West Hertfordshire? We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to work alongside the multidisciplinary team managing our patients on a non weightbearing pathway who are currently located at Forest Care Village in Borehamwood.

Would you like to work with an enthusiastic team who will support and help you develop your clinical, managerial, personal and professional skills? It is an exciting time to join the team in West Herts and we are seeking enthusiastic and skilled colleagues to join us as we build on existing models of care and introduce new ways of working.

The post holder will be required to complete assessments, interventions and rehabilitation programmes in order to aid the recovery of patients admitted to Forest Care Village. You will be required to provide excellent clinical reasoning and hold a caseload of patients within the service.

In this role you will be required to support the rehabilitation assistant working at Forest Care Village. Due to the location of the clinical aspect of this role the main administrative base would be at Langley House Watford. You would also work closely with Occupational Therapy collegues within our other bedded rehabilitation units to support service delivery, participate in service development and for your own clinical supervision.

Main duties of the job

Working with Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust provides you with an opportunity where you can learn with other staff, gaining skills, knowledge, academic accreditation and professional support enabling you to grow and develop your career. Whether you wish to develop your CPD, clinical skills competencies, and current knowledge or pursue clinical academic opportunities, the CLCH Academy offers you the breadth and depth to achieve this.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual, who is passionate about helping patients to improve their quality of life and helping staff to develop in their roles and are keen to learn. You will be working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously, have excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to problem solve and prioritise.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess the functional needs of patients providing intervention plans based on protocols and pathways aimed at improving function and reducing the impact of disability, working with clients to identify OT goals as part of their overall care plan.

    To complete OT specific assessments including those required to assess cognition, sensory, visual and postural needs, including planning and carrying out suitable treatment plans.

    To independently manage a delegated caseload of straightforward and complex cases demonstrating a high level of problem solving, clinical reasoning skills and professional judgement.

    To select and apply specific Occupational Therapy assessments addressing occupational performance and skills deficits enabling clients in the areas of productivity, self-maintenance and leisure.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy


Desirable

  • Post graduate training


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Watford - Langley House

Watford

WD25 9FG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-HERTS-5095-B

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