Specialist Rotational Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - London

University College London Hospital NHS Trust – Specialist Rotational Occupational Therapist – Band 6

University College London Hospital (UCLH) NHS Trust are seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Occupational Therapist to join them on a temporary basis to support their Specialist Therapy department within the following locations:

  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • University College Hospital at Grafton Way
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first Foundation Trusts in the UK. Offering a number of jobs, they are committed to delivering top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research. With this mission in mind, UCLH has worked with the local and global community to provide ever improving service which includes first class acute and specialist services throughout their six London sites.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide specialist occupational therapy for a wide range of patients requiring assessment and rehabilitation in acute inpatient and outpatient environments.
  • To provide specialist advice and information to patients, carers, and other professionals.
  • To perform manual handling tasks such as the hoisting and/or transfer of patients, fitting and delivery of appropriate equipment.
  • To carry out complex standardised and non-standardised OT assessments of functional ability, including self-care, productivity, leisure while considering the impact of symptoms such as including fatigue, breathlessness and anxiety.
  • To ensure assessments and intervention are carried out in a sensitive and holistic manner encompassing psychosocial issues and home environment taking disease stage into account.
  • Provides recommendations/advice regarding OT management of each patient according to the individual needs of the patient to MDT, family, and community teams.

Important Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent diploma in Occupational Therapy.
  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council.
  • At least 6 months NHS experience in the last 3 years.
  • A sufficiently developed knowledge and standard of Occupational Therapy technique resulting in a high level of patient care.
  • Evidence of a clear understanding of the role of the Occupational Therapist in an acute hospital setting.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, professional, caring service to all patients.
  • Excellent administrative, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Experience of working as a team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist who is seeking a challenging and rewarding role to work closely with the hospital’s clinical staff to ensure patients receive the most appropriate level of care, advice and information. The successful candidate will advance their skills by undertaking and assisting with various procedures and will facilitate effective communication between patients and clinical staff. If you are an experienced Occupational Therapist who is seeking a stimulating role in a busy hospital environment and have a caring approach with a commitment to aiding patients’ wellbeing, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our Bank Staff Occupational Therapists are invaluable to us, so we provide the following advantages as a thank you for their dedication and commitment:

  • Priority of shifts over all agencies.
  • Guaranteed line of work.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly due to varying demands of the Trust.
  • Weekly salary.
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training.
  • Competitive pay.

Apply now for this superb opportunity by attaching your CV, and one of our recruitment team will be in contact with you shortly.

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.