Senior Occupational Therapist | The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Posting date: 20 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £32 - £ 41,308 per annum incl of HCAA
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Location: Uxbridge, UB8 3NN
Company: The Hillingdon Hospital
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2002563/394-231A19-B

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Cancer & Clinical Support Services

Acute Medical Unit

Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6 Salary: £34,961-£42,010 per annum(incl of HCAA)

Full time 37.5 hours.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated senior therapist that is keen to develop their skills within our friendly and dynamic therapy team as part of our AMU based therapy team.

This position will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop a wide range of clinical and professional and clinical reasoning skills with a wide ranging caseload.

You will further develop strong assessment and analytical skills when managing the functional needs of this complex cohort of acutely unwell and frail older people.

Our therapy service is committed to continuing your professional development (CPD) and in clinical governance. You will be given regular support, training, clinical supervision and will participate in in-house training sessions. You will also have support in developing your supervision and leadership skills.

We have strong links with our local universities, enabling us to make valuable contributions to fieldwork education, as well as working together to develop evidence based practice.

We take pride in our ongoing commitment to innovative service delivery, and are involved in a range of projects within the Trust. We welcome applicants who share our passion for providing a responsive service which can meet the changing needs of our patients in a flexible and professional manner.

We are looking for a therapist who demonstrates strong team skills and who is capable of assessing and treating the functional needs of patients within the changing environment of an acute hospital setting. We are proud to be part of an integrated therapy structure with our physiotherapy colleagues. We are looking for candidates with the following:
• HPC registration and a minimum of 18months post grad clinical experience including acute hospital care.
• Hard working, adaptable, dynamic individuals who possess high-level communication skills, initiative and self-motivation.
• knowledge and skills related to the frail older adult
• Demonstrate strong teamwork skills

Interview Date: 16th October 2019

This advert closes on Friday 4 Oct 2019

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