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Community Neuro Team Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum ( pro rata) incl of HCAS (outer)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
Community Neuro Team Band 6 Occupational Therapist

We are looking for an individual with neuro experience and a keen interest in Neuro rehabilitation to join the community neuro rehab team in Croydon.

The successful candidate will provide a range of specialized rehabilitation OT input, to patients with neurological conditions, enabling them to achieve their full potential. The post holder is an autonomous practitioner but will work under the supervision of a Band 7 Occupational therapist and will be expected to work in a variety of settings including Broad Green Centre, the patient's own home and other community settings , as required.

Croydon provides a unique experience to work as part of an Integrated care organisation. The Integrated Neuro Therapy Service provides high quality rehabilitation for patients across the whole pathway and we are constantly looking to see how we can improve the patient experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in a supportive and friendly environment.

Main duties of the job

Croydon Community Neuro Rehab Team:

This multidisciplinary team is based at the Broad Green Centre, providing centre based or home/work based therapy for up to 14 weeks. You will be supporting adults with a wide variety of neurological conditions, including Stroke, MS and Brain Injury. Therapy is provided in individual and group sessions.

The successful candidate will be supervised and supported by an experienced Band 7 OT and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and expertise in neurorehabilitation. We are committed to providing the best possible service to our patients and strongly believe in the continuing professional development of our staff.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Education and qualification

Essential

  • BSc or Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC Registered as OT


Desirable

  • Postgraduate training relevant to Stroke


KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

Essential

  • Knowledge of a range of OT models and demonstrate being up to date with trends and developments in OT stroke rehab
  • Awareness of clinical guidelines in neuro rehabilitation


Experience

Essential

  • Postgraduate, incorporating experience in a variety of relevant core specialities, including stroke rehab
  • Experience working as an OT with adults in NHS


Desirable

  • Previous OT Band 6 experience with adults
  • Previous Community Band 6 OT experience with adults


SKILLS / ABILITIES

Essential

  • Identifies what attracts them to this specific post at Croydon Health services Trust
  • Demonstrates a commitment and motivation to work with people with neuro conditions
  • Flexible and adaptable to change to meet the needs of the service


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Broad Green Centre

1-13 Lodge Rd

Croydon

CR0 2PD

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199-NN-6301174-AHP-B

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