Band 5 Occupational Therpaist (NHS) KHFT - Bank - Kingston Upon Thames

Are you looking for a change or seeking a new job? Kingston Hospital Trust are seeking experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Bank to join the Occupational Therapy team.

The Band 5 rotational Occupational Therapy post offers newly qualified Occupational Therapists the opportunity of gaining experience in a variety of acute inpatient clinical settings including care of the elderly, stroke, specialist medicine and orthopaedics & surgery. The post holder will provide high quality occupational therapy assessments and interventions to a wide variety of patients in liaison with the multidisciplinary team and community partners.

The job role is primarily Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm (37.5 hours per week); however the post holder will also be expected to contribute to the weekend rota.

As a Band 5 Occupational Therapist you will be responsible


- To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own clinical and professional work, including the management of patients in your care;

- To undertake comprehensive occupational therapy assessments of patients with a range of health and social care needs for presentations including but not limited to; medical and respiratory pathologies, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, gastrointestinal conditions, frailty, falls and stroke;

- To gather relevant medical, clinical and social information and analyse and interpret all information gained to guide intervention;

- Formulate and deliver an occupational therapy treatment programme based on sound knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options, using clinical assessment and reasoning skills;

- To plan and implement individual and/or group interventions, in collaboration with patients, using graded activity to achieve their therapeutic goals;

- Assess patient understanding of treatment and gain valid consent. To have the ability to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to conse9nt to treatment;

Hourly Rate ranging from £18.15 (Including WTD0 to £29.04.

Please don't hesitate to contact staff bank at Kingston Hospital if you wish to speak more about the role please call us on 03335773411 or email us on

If you are interested in the role please apply.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.