Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist - St Bartholomew's Hospital - EC1A 7BE

Are you specialised in Occupational Therapy and have what it takes to fulfil an integral role within the Allied Health sector?

The Barts Trust provide a huge range of clinical services to people in east London and beyond. The Trust is searching for an individual to work specifically within the Allied Health sector as a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist. The post holder will play a specialist role in the advanced assessment, treatment and clinical management of patients with respiratory, cardiology, cardiac and neurological conditions, determining clinical diagnosis, functional deficits and the occupational therapy treatment programme required, commencing in the intensive care setting through to their hospital discharge.

The successful applicant will be based in St Bartholomew's Hospital - the oldest's hospital in London - and work within the speciality area which includes; 58 bedded critical care, cardio-vascular surgery, cardiology, HAC (heart attack centre), GUCH (grown up cardiology heart disorders) hypoxic brain injury pathway and respiratory medicine.

Benefits:

  • Priority of all work over all agencies.
  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Access to online bookings and compliance portal.
  • Free core skills for health training.
  • Department upskill opportunities.
  • Opportunity to lead formal teaching sessions 
  • Assist with the selection and recruitment of staff

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapist.
  • Experience in specialist field(s) gained by experience in rotational position and specialist training to post graduate diploma level or equivalent.
  • HCPC registration.
  • Previous experience at a senior level i.e. band 6 working in a general rotation.
  • Clinical knowledge of common conditions/diagnoses an an awareness of less common conditions within cardio-respiratory services.
  • Knowledge/ability to use a range of different assessments/interventions with patients with medical disabilities.
  • DBS clearance. 

Responsibilities:

  • To be clinically responsible for a team of therapists working effectively with patients with in their clinical area.
  • To keep up to date with new developments in the speciality, and share them with the team.
  • To lead on and participate in service development.
  • To supervise, appraise & develop the staff members in the clinical areas.
  • To be responsible for the evaluation and measurement of own and teams practice through the use and implementation of appropriate outcome measures.
  • To maintain a team lead role and communicate effectively and frequently throughout the day.

If you are interested in this position and believe you fit the job requirements apply today!

 



 

 


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