Occupational therapist - Specialist Medicine

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Highly Specialist Rotational Occupational Therapist – Specialist Medicine Band 7 Main area Therapies Grade Band 7 Contract Permanent Hours Full time: 37.5 hours per week Job ref 259-2657559CSS Site Royal London Hospital Town London Salary £45,780 - £51,393 per annum inc Salary period Yearly Closing 30/09/2020 23:59 Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients. Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together. Band 7 Highly Specialist Occupational therapist – Specialist Medicine The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust 37.5 hours per week (1.0 WTE) Permanent An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced occupational therapist to permanently join our team as the Band 7 Occupational lead for the Specialist Medicine wards at the Royal London Hospital. The team structure is as follows: Clinical Lead 8a OT and PT- X2 B7 X2 B6 X2 B5 The post holder will oversee and support occupational therapy provision across the Specialist Medicine wards which include Respiratory, Cardiology, Infection and Immunology, Liver, Gastro, Metabolic, Endocrine and Renal specialities. There would also be the opportunity to rotate within other acute inpatient services at the Royal London Hospital This is a permanent post and the successful candidate will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to provide a seamless pathway of care helping to achieve the Trust’s objectives to better meet the needs of patients and carers across east London. The role requires core experience and strong clinical reasoning skills in specialist medicine. You will need to be organised, motivated and passionate about providing a high quality patient experience. Commitment, drive and enthusiasm are required to contribute to the development of the service, and to supervise junior, assistant staff and student occupational therapists. The successful candidate will work within a supportive inter-professional teaching environment and contribute to a 7 day working rota. The ability to demonstrate learning, use initiative, deliver results, work flexibly and be adaptable is vital. You will be supported by your team lead, and encouraged to develop your clinical, managerial and clinical governance skills. You will have access to specialists OT and PT colleagues within the wider therapies department. Alongside the band 7 PT you will provide operational leadership to the team ensuring that the service continues to be evidence based and delivered to a high standard. For further information please contact: Leslie Richards We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. Our people strategy for 2 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day. As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate. We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.  After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.  By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults. You must have appropriate UK professional registration. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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