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Specialist Neuro Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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northwick park hospital
£32,257 - £41,308 per annum inclusive
23/10/2018 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. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

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.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Therapist to join a rotational post which will include the Combined Stroke Unit (Hyperacute Stroke Unit and Stroke Unit), Neuro Outlier Inpatients, Regional Hyperacute Rehabilitation Unit (RHRU) at Northwick Park Hospital and the Brent Stroke Early Supported Discharge team. Applicants must have experience within the field of neuro-rehabilitation, and be expected to provide a high quality, client-led, goal focused rehabilitation to all patients. Applicants will have experience of managing junior staff and students and have a strong commitment to clinical governance and development within this speciality. The successful applicant will support senior staff in managing the Occupational Therapy team and be able to demonstrate efficacy and flexibility in adapting communication style to the needs of the patients and the staff. The successful applicant will receive regular clinical supervision and support along with an opportunity to develop and progress their career through regular training. The RHRU is a Level 1 Unit and is a well-regarded 24 bed Inpatient Unit that offers intensive multi-disciplinary neurorehabilitation following acquired brain injury. The Stroke Early Supported Discharge Team provides therapy for stroke patients immediately from hospital discharge to commence a structured rehabilitation program in their own environment. The 54 bedded Hyper Acute and Acute Stroke Unit in Northwick Park Hospital provides comprehensive multi-disciplinary rehabilitation to stroke and medical patients. We were awarded the BMJ Clinical Leadership Team of the Year 2013 and the Research Team of the Year 2012 Neuro Outliers team is a dynamic interdisciplinary Neurological Rehabilitation service for acute neurological inpatients. Treating a wide variety of conditions including head injury, stroke, spinal injury, MS & PD. We provide care from professionals across a range of disciplines including Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietitian, Rehabilitation Assistants, Neurological Psychologists. We are a very friendly, creative team, working in a supportive and welcoming environment; well sourced with resources and personnel. Come and join this vibrant team. We pride ourselves in providing excellent standards of care.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jasmine Desai, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, on jasmine.desai@nhs.net or 0208 869 2439

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