Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Neuro Rotation

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As a result of career progression of one of our current Band 6 Occupational Therapists, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Occupational Therapist that has a keen interest in working with patients with neurological conditions.

We have established a band 6 Neuro rotation which covers Neurosciences, Acute Stroke Care, Early Supported Discharge Team (Stroke) and Stroke Rehabilitation at King George Hospital in Ilford. You will work alongside senior members of staff to ensure quality Neuro-specific treatment to patients with neurological conditions.

You will work alongside senior members of staff to ensure quality rotation-specific treatment to patients with various neurological conditions, according to the rotation you are on. We place high emphasis on multi-disciplinary team working, but you will also need to be able to work autonomously. The successful candidate will have good assessment, planning and implementation skills. You will be able to mentor and supervise students as well as junior staff.

Learning and development are very important to our Team. We have established In-service training programmes tailored to different developmental needs and experience. External courses are supported if the need has been clearly identified through the Appraisal and Personal Development process

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has two main sites. Queens Hospital in Romford which opened in 2006 and King George Hospital in Goodmayes. Our 6,500 staff and volunteers care for a population of approximately 750,000 people from a wide range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. We operate two Emergency Departments, one at each of our hospitals, and offer a full range of local hospital services. In addition, we are proud to boast a regional neuroscience centre, renowned as a centre of excellence, a cancer centre and a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit at Queen’s to provide specialist care.

Queens and King George Hospitals are conveniently located in the vibrant multicultural boroughs of Havering and Redbridge with just a 20 minute journey to central London. We are also 10 minutes from the M25 and within easy reach of Essex countryside and beaches. Key worker accommodation is available a short walk from both hospital grounds.

Through our improvement plan ‘Unlocking our potential’, the Trust has recently reconfigured services to meet the challenge of providing sustainable high quality, modern healthcare for our patients. Our vision and goal of providing outstanding healthcare to our local community is embodied in our PRIDE (Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive, Empowerment) values in everything we do.

It is a particularly exciting time to be a part of the trust as we have been selected as one of only 5 trusts in the country to be mentored by the Virginia Mason Institute in America. Working alongside their clinicians, we are learning practices and processes that have made them one of the safest hospitals in the world.

Essential criteria for the post are:

HCPC registration and eligibility to work in the UK

Broad clinical experience in acute hospital setting, with adults with stroke, neurological conditions and other acute physical illness.

Ability to work autonomously.

Enquiries to discuss the position are welcome, please contact Hanli Mouton - Clinical Lead Therapist at or on 01708 503 658.

Applicants are welcome to visit our Department at Queens Hospital.

Details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per contact details below. We will be applying for references via e-mail therefore, could you please ensure that correct e-mail addresses are provided for your referees before submitting your application form.

Please note: -

All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts

All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.

Any incomplete application forms will be rejected - please ensure that the references are from your most recent

Employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated; for example "Career Break from 01/01/09 to 01/03/09".

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.

With the exception of Medical & Dental posts, should your application be successfully shortlisted we are unable to assist with Travel Expenses or Accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. (The Disability Discrimination Act defines a disability as ‘A physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long term adverse effect

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust will be subject to a 6 months probationary period. This will give new staff members an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Department on 01708 435000 ext. 2826. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hanli Mouton, email

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Romford, Essex (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1708 435000 ext. 2847

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3 December 2019
Location: United Kingdom Romford
Salary: £34,961 to £42,010 per annum inc. GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Allied Health
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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