Ocupational Therapy Team Leader
NHS AfC: Band 7
Occupational Therapy- acute in-patients
NHS AfC: Band 7
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.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist, who wishes to develop their leadership skills, or an existing Band 7 Occupational Therapist. You will lead the OT Team providing a service to the acute adult in-patient orthopaedic , surgical and medical wards( including oncology).
You will provide decisive and effective Occupational Therapy input and demonstrate leadership qualities, a flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure within a challenging and fast paced MDT environment .
What we have to offer:
As part of the integrated Therapy Services at the North Middlesex University Hospital You will benefit from excellent learning opportunities through collaborative care team working. The Occupational Therapy Service offers a comprehensive supervision and appraisal structure to enhance your professional development. You will be well supported and given opportunities to consolidate and develop your skills further.
The post holder will be 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.
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.
Documents to download
* OT Team Leader
* OT Team Leader
* Functional Requirements
* Staff Benefits
* Hospital Map
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Further details / informal visits contact
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Katja Chessis , Professional and Clinical Lead for Occupational Therapy via [Click here to apply]
or e-mail on [Click here to apply]
Closing Date: 30/12/19
Interview Date: 15/01/2020