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Occupational Therapist Band 5 - Rotational

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa. inclusive of HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Occupational therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Occupational Therapy at Kingston Hospital is a therapeutic discipline that aims to provide individualised, goal-oriented interventions that promote health and welling-being through participation in chosen occupations

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust, for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join our team. The successful candidate will become part of our rotational program, which covers specialty areas of acute stroke, specialist medicine, care of the elderly, orthopaedics and hand therapy surgery and community.

Within a nurturing learning environment you will receive regular supervision, participate in a weekly teaching program, preceptorship for newly qualified staff and a yearly performance appraisal to support your professional development.

There will be an expectation to work one weekend day in every 6 weeks.

Main duties of the job

You will work collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team, including our community partners, to provide a holistic, patient-centered occupational therapy service that empowers patient's to achieve their goals.

You will provide comprehensive occupational therapy assessment and intervention to a wide variety of patients in line with current evidence-based practice, national and local policies, and within the scope of professional standards of practice.

There is also an opportunity to contribute to the development and evaluation of the occupational therapy service which is continually evolving in line with local and national proposals, such as the NHS Five Year Forward Plan.

You will be joining a team where there is a positive working culture amongst staff, where team effort is acknowledged, differences are respected and opportunities for progress are facilitated.

HRCH, Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust and Your Healthcare are committed to close partnership working which includes aiming to provide employment opportunities through secondment opportunities to enhance understanding and professional development across a range of specialties and settings.

Please note that a driving licence may be desirable for this vacancy.

About us

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

Caring- Design and deliver care around each individual patient's needs and wants.Safe- Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes firstResponsible- All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputationValue Each Other- Value each other's contributionInspiring- We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please refer to the supporting document attached, ensuring that your application refers specifically to the person specifications.***

Person Specification



  • Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registration



  • Application of the OT process
  • Use of functional assessment and activity analysis
  • Documented evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary and/or occupational therapy team
  • Experience of working with people in a health or social services environment


  • Experience of working in any of the following areas : hand therapy, community oElderly Care oGeneral Medicine oOrthopaedics oStroke
  • Experience of equipment assessment and provision
  • Experience of working in diverse communities

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road



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