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Rotational Occupational Therapist

Band 6

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Rotational Occupational Therapist

Band 6


37.5 hours

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North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust


£34,961 - £42,010 PA Inclusive

23/10/2019 23:59

North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London's busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.

Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.

We provide a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology (including heart failure care), haematology, diabetes, sleep studies, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases.

At North Middlesex University Hospital, you'll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We are caring, we are fair and we are open.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 5 or an existing Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our Band 6 OT rotation in the Acute Occupational Therapy Service at North Middlesex University Hospital Trust.

The Band 6 rotation covers the following clinical areas:

Acute Stroke Unit

Acute Medicine for Older People

Medical Specialities

Enhanced Recovery - Orthopaedic/Surgical

Admission Avoidance

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic driven and forward thinking Occupational Therapist to join our rotation.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, be reliable and flexible and have the ability to work under pressure within an acute hospital setting.

This role offers the opportunity to broaden your clinical skills in a variety of acute medical conditions, whilst developing leadership skills by supervising junior staff and students on placement. Promoting the role of Occupational Therapy within the Trust and more widely is also an essential part of the role.

The Occupational Therapy Department is part of the integrated Therapies Service and staff benefit from excellent learning opportunities though collaborative care team working.

The post holder is required to participate in weekend working as part of a 7 day working rota.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We provide a smoke free work environment. Due to the nature of this post, a Disclosure & Barring Service search will be conducted on the successful applicant.


Please note that all documentation supplied to the Trust during pre-employment screening will be verified for authenticity in accordance with NHS Employers and NHS Counter Fraud Authority guidance.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job. All applicants will be contacted via their NHS Jobs e-mail account to advise if the have been shortlisted for interview. Interview arrangements will be emailed to applicants NHS Jobs e-mail address and all applicants are advised to check their e-mail accounts regularly.

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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* Person Specification
* functional requirements
* Staff Benefits
* Hospital Map

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information on the above post please contact:

Katja Chessis, Professional and Clinical Lead for Occupational Therapy on [Click here to apply] or via email [Click here to apply]

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