Highly Specialist Stroke Occupational Therapist - Newham University Hospital

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Barts Bank Highly Specialist Stroke Occupational Therapist –Barts Health Trust


Looking for a job with great prospects and a friendly team - come and join us!

We are seeking experienced Occupational Therapists to join the Barts Health Staff Bank to work across all Barts Health Sites.

Barts is the largest NHS Trust in the UK.  We operate from four major hospital sites (The Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross and Newham) and several community locations, including Mile End hospital.

To become a successful member of our bank, you will have the opportunity to learn and work in a diverse and stimulating environment and enjoy the support of hard working teams, who put patients at the heart of all we do.

Newham University Hospital provide services for a vibrant community, rich in cultural diversity and is a great place to work. Our therapy teams are innovative, creative and friendly, working closely with colleagues from other disciplines to deliver high quality, patient centred care.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic locum Occupational Therapist with energy and drive, to join our team.

Job Purpose:                                              

To play a major and specialist role in the advanced assessment, treatment and clinical management of patients with stroke, determining clinical diagnosis, functional deficits and occupational therapy treatment program required.

To be dynamic in developing efficient and effective OT working processes to assist in producing a fully multi-professional team approach

To work with the Clinical Lead Therapist to develop the service to best meet changing health and social care agendas

The post is responsible for a team of staff in their clinical area and may be required to work across hospital sites and or more than one speciality area.

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:

  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy degree or equivalent
  • State registered (HPC)
  • 4 years minimum post graduate clinical experience, minimum 2 years within neurosciences
  • Clinical experience in the NHS or similar health service across range of acute/rehab settings


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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