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Band 7 OT – Neuro Outliers

Band 7

Main area
AEM
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5pw
Job ref
197-SS6803-B
Site
Adult Occupational Therapy
Town
London
Salary
£31,696 to £41,787 pa
Closing
30/04/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

 

This post is suitable for a new or developing band 7 OT. This is an exciting opportunity to lead in development of our Neuro Outlier OT service at University Hospital Lewisham.

 

We are looking for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic team player to maximise the potential of the service and direct the team in its development (alongside the OT team and physiotherapy service including band 7 physiotherapist)

 

You will be leading and working with an OT team covering a caseload that includes: Trauma, brain injury, spinal cord injury, long term neurological conditions and an ITU caseload. Supervision and development will be provided by OT lead that has a background specialism in complex neurology (including major trauma/ITU).

Due to the complexity of the caseload experience in neurological deficits is essential including a sound knowledge of intervention and discharge planning from the acute setting. Access external training as part of your development will be encouraged.

You will be supervising a team of O.T’s working with the neuro outlier caseload but also providing supervision and leadership to the orthopaedic and surgical OT teams.  

You will be supported in the development of your professional and managerial skills and enjoy the benefits of working within a large occupational therapy team with multiple specialties.

Learning and personal development is actively encouraged and we have a well-established appraisal system with funding for relevant courses.

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

Emma Tilley, Lead Occupational Therapist on 0208 333 3000 ext 8246 or via email on emma.tilley1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0208 836 4460