Senior Occupational Therapist - London

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Job Title

Senior Occupational Therapist –

Acute Care of Elderly

Pay Band

Band 7


Whipps Cross University Hospital

Reports to

OT/PT Clinical Lead

Responsible to

Deputy Head of Therapies – Whipps Cross University Hospital


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



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



Diploma/degree in OT



Registered with Health Care Professions Council

Member of British Association of OT



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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