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Clinical Lead Children's Occupational Therapy posted by Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Evelina London Children's Hospital, London
£59,083 - £67,760 / year

Job Description

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

The successful applicant will need to be an experienced occupational therapist to lead (providing line management, operational management and leadership) the paediatric occupational therapy team at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

You will need to be a skilled and confident leader, demonstrating advanced communication skills including the ability to engage others and as part of the children’s therapy services senior management team continue to look at innovative ways of delivering high quality clinical care in the most efficient manner.

The quality and commitment of the people who work for Evelina London has enabled Evelina London to become the foremost provider of health services to children and their families in south London and across the south-east England specialist network.

Within this network children’s occupational therapy team is continuously developing and innovating services in partnership with the wider multidisciplinary teams to improve the health outcomes of our children.

You will be able to encourage a climate of positive expectation within the children’s occupational therapy service while remaining focused on the Evelina London’s priorities and objectives that demonstrate the wider context in which we operate. It is a great place to continue to develop your career, a place where people can realise their full potential and help others to do the same.

The successful candidate should be an expert clinician in their own speciality area and will be expected to carry a clinical caseload. Where possible we would look to accommodate existing areas of clinical interest and currently have roles within the Neurodisability and Rare Bone services.

Should you require further information on this role please contact either Rachael Fergusson, Acting Trust Head of Occupational Therapy phone: [Click here to apply] email: ( Email address removed ) or Dr Anne Gordon, Chief Children’s Therapist phone: [Click here to apply] email: ( Email address removed )

Closing Date: 18 September 2019 at midnight

Interview Date: 30 September 2019

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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