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Occupational Therapist Acute Orthopaedics and Hand Therapy

Band 6

Main area
Orthopaedics and Hand therapy
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Ealing Hospital
£30,549 to £40,105 pa inclusive
25/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a skilled Occupational Therapist to help further develop our Acute Orthopaedics and Hand Therapy service at Ealing Hospital. We are looking for a dynamic, professional and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our friendly & supportive team.

You will be supervised and supported by the Band 7 OT, Clinical Lead for Orthopaedics and Hand Therapy. You’ll work closely alongside other Therapists and the MDT and you will be given the opportunity to supervise junior staff.

You will be joining a well-established MDT. You will be proactively involved in developing the Hand Therapy service with close guidance from the Band 7, further developing treatment pathways and multi-disciplinary working.

The Occupational Therapy team are well supported both managerially and clinically; committed to evidence based practice, continuing professional development, regular supervision and individual performance review. You will be expected to participate in and contribute to regular reflective practice, journal club, in service training and team meetings.

There are very close working links with our Therapy colleagues across the hospital and community sites, strengthened and enhanced by regular Special Interest Group meetings and Band 6 meetings. There are opportunities to access training where this links in with your PDP.

You will be expected to join the weekend working rota when 7 day working becomes incorporated into normal working hours.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Selva Sundaram on 020 8967 5000 x 3684

If you have problems applying, contact

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