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Occupational Therapy Lead Emergency Department Team


Occupational Therapy Lead Emergency Department Team NHS AfC: Band 7 Main area Adult Occupational Therapy Grade NHS AfC: Band 7 Contract Permanent Hours Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week) Job ref 197-UT9523-A Site University Hospital Lewisham Town London Salary £38,890 to £44,503 per annum plus HCA Closing 31/01/2021 23:59 Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich. We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role. This post is suitable for a new or developing band 7. We have an an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join and lead our front door (ED) therapy team.  We need an innovative and enthusiastic team player to maximise the potential of the service and directly develop our ED Pathway. Alongside another band 7 OT (frailty lead) and physiotherapy colleagues, the role includes supervising an OT team (qualified and assistants) covering specialisms including Emergency Department, AAU and Medical Assessment unit (early admissions) and the Frailty Unit. As the team lead, you will also be responsible for supervision, training and development of the team, as well as contributing to departmental and Trust improvements. Service development and audit to evidence efficiency and efficacy are essential and as such experience in this field crucial. Learning and personal development is encouraged and we have a well-established appraisal system and funding for relevant external and internal courses. Due to the nature of the caseload and service provision – weekend work and shift patterns are standard for this post. Please note that the as part of the application process for non-medical roles, you will need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date, please apply early. We do not contact applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. If you have been shortlisted, you will receive an invite to an assessment day or interview. 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. Emma Tilley, Lead Occupational Therapist via e-mail, [email protected] or on 0208 333 3000 ext: 8246

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  • Ad ID:  18858902
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  18/01/2021, 02:54
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