Senior Occupational Therapist - London

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Job Title

Senior Occupational Therapist –

Acute Care of Elderly

Pay Band

Band 7

Location

Whipps Cross University Hospital

Reports to

OT/PT Clinical Lead

Responsible to

Deputy Head of Therapies – Whipps Cross University Hospital

 Experience:

Post registration experience working in an acute hospital setting

Experience as a senior OT

Post registration experience in relevant clinical settings including acute healthcare of the elderly.

Clinical experience in the NHS or similar health service across range of acute/rehab settings

Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary Team

Experience supervising and appraising staff

Experience of audit/research

Documented evidence of CPD, in accordance with HCPC recommendations

 

 Skills:

Good knowledge of current best practice in

OT in relevant setting

Specialist clinical skills in OT in healthcare of the elderly

Ability to lead & motivate a team

Understanding & application of risk management

Understand legal responsibilities of the profession & associated code of ethics.

Ability to pass on knowledge & deliver training both internally within profession & externally to other staff groups

Ability to organise, prioritise, & delegate, and to support other staff in this.

IM&T skills

Ability to deal challenging situations and with emotional/aggressive patients/carers

In depth knowledge of national policies and procedures relevant to client group.

Be able to demonstrate flexibility and reliability

 

Knowledge:

Diploma/degree in OT

 

Qualifications:

Registered with Health Care Professions Council

Member of British Association of OT

 

Other:

Committed to lifelong learning & self-directed learning.

After induction to be able to actively participate in the Trust’s appraisal system.

Committed to personal and team development.

Member of a specific interest group.

Committee membership eg. Risk management.

 

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