Barts Bank Specialist Occupational Therapist - Newham University Hospital

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Barts Bank Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist

Respiratory and Older People’s Services Team – Barts Health Trust


Happy New Year – Looking for a job with great prospects and a friendly team - come and join us!

We are seeking a highly experienced Band 7 Occupational Therapist’s to join the Barts Health Staff Bank. 

Job Purpose

  • Undertake a high specialist team leader role alongside the clinical lead in Medical, Respiratory and Older People’s Services in planning, co-ordinating, delivering and evaluating the Occupational Therapy service provided on a day to day basis.
  • To take a lead role in the advanced assessment and treatment of patients within the speciality who may have highly complex physical and cognitive needs. 
  • To be responsible for the supervision of junior team members within the Medical, Respiratory and Older People’s Services therapy team. 
  • To be responsible for the continuing professional development and overall performance of all occupational Therapy staff in Medical, Respiratory and Older People’s Services team. 
  • To play a major role in the continuous development of the Trust as a member of the Rehabilitation & Therapies Management team and as a potential member of a range of Trust quality/ process improvement project groups. 
  • To co-ordinate daily allocation of workloads within the team. 
  • To work with the Clinical Lead Therapist to develop the service to best meet changing health and social care agendas.


In return for your hard work, the benefits of becoming a successful member of the bank team are:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Annual leave accruals
  • Ability to self-book shifts
  • Weekly payroll services
  • Shift flexibility
  • FREE training in the core skill areas (including Health & Safety, Child Protection Level 2, SOVA, Manual Handling and Basic Life Support)
  • A dedicated and professional Recruitment, Compliance and Bookings team to support you.

Required for role:

  • At least 6 months NHS experience at this level, and relevant post graduate clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • HCPC registration
  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy degree or equivalent
  • Fulfils KSF outline for Occupational Therapist (Band 7)

Please apply directly to this advertisement, with full and correct contact details. A member of the Recruitment Team will contact you shortly to discuss the role in more detail and to guide you through registration.

You will need at least 6 months recent NHS employment experience to be considered for registration and an up to date CV.

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.

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