Senior Occupational Therapist –
Acute Care of Elderly
Whipps Cross University Hospital
OT/PT Clinical Lead
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.
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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