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Senior Acute Occupational Therapist

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Wexham, Slough
£37,162 to £44,629 Per annum including HCAS
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you
  • passionate about top class patient care with a belief that every day matters?
  • looking for new learning opportunities to expand your competencies & skills?
  • ready for a new challenge?
  • driven to change the narrative of OT within the Trust and our wider communities to promote and develop a strong workforce now for future generations?
  • Committed to making the NHS have a brighter future?

Do you want
  • to learn in a fast-paced hospital and community setting?
  • to work with a diverse team with wide knowledge and experience?
  • to develop your knowledge and skill with support from peers, specialists, clinical educators, experienced Occupational Therapy leaders?
  • to develop strong leadership skills to assist with service and people development
  • a workplace that has energy and a drive to proactively respond and think outside the box for the best service now and into the future?

We can offer:
  • an acute rotation providing you with diverse experiences including Medicine (Care of the Elderly, Respiratory and Cardiology), Orthopaedics, Surgery, A& E, Stroke, hands and palliative care (correct at time of advertisement),
  • excellent learning opportunities with a high level of support and supervision and appraisal from senior colleagues,
  • peer support from a large group of colleagues on the rotation,
  • a multi-professional preceptorship programme.

To find about more about the additional things we can offer get in touch.

Main duties of the job

To provide excellent, high-quality person-centred clinical care that advocates for patients strive to provide a service fit for today and the future develop personal leadership to support clinical growth. Every rotation (12 months) brings duties specific for that speciality and team.

Our teams across all sites have a friendly, supportive atmosphere and a real team ethic. We know how to look after our staff - making sure they achieve the ideal work-life balance. As a Trust we offer a multi-professional preceptorship programme. In addition, we offer excellent training opportunities supported by an AHP practice development lead and clinical flow lead.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 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 threecore 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,WorkingTogether 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 specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you are inspired to know more about this opportunity and our team, please see the job description attached, which outlines the main duties of this post. There may be opportunities to consider a static positions in medicine so please enquire.

Person Specification



  • Degree or Diploma in OT
  • HCPC registration


  • Fieldwork educators course
  • Evidence of post graduate CPD



  • Ability to work single-handedly with individuals and groups
  • Ability to manage own workload and determine priorities
  • able to work under pressure
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Good understanding of how the OT role relates within the acute NHS setting


  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Use of an electronic patient record



  • knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice
  • Ability to clinical reason/ plan intervention independently
  • Relevant experience


  • Experience of research and audit
  • Advice and informal supervision to support staff and students



  • Willingness to rotate clinical area of work
  • Must be able to travel between sites

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Street

Wexham, Slough


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