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Band 6 Rotational Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington Hospital
£30,401 - £37,570 per annum excl HCA
26/05/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Post: Band 6 Occupational Therapist- Rotational

Profession: Occupational Therapist.

Position: Permanent

Base: Whittington Hospital (1 community rotation based locally)

Hours: 37.5 (including extended hours and weekend working on a rota system)

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist with HCPC registration to join our acute and community rotation at the Whittington Hospital. Previous experience of working in the acute setting is desirable for this post. As this is a senior therapy position, prior experience in and a working knowledge of the UK healthcare system is essential to meet the person specification criteria for the post.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work in a fast paced environment, have excellent communication skills and be knowledgeable about discharge planning and relevant legislation.

The rotations available are:

Acute General Medicine

START Team – Rapid assessment and Early Discharge


Hand Therapy

Community Rehabilitation

In-patient rehabilitation

Our teams are led by Band 8’s and each rotational area has a Band 7 specialising in the work areas listed above. We strive to provide a friendly and supportive working environment and offer access to in house training opportunities, and external training as part of your development linked to your appraisal

The post provides, an excellent opportunity, to consolidate skills learnt at Band 5 level and develop as a senior practitioner in this setting. There will be opportunity to supervise band 5 staff, Therapy Technicians, Therapy Assistants and OT students on placement. The Band 6 group have dedicated time for personal and professional development and peer support as a commitment to their continuing professional development.

 Closing date:   26th May 2019

Interview Date: TBC

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information please contact Rachel Wale – Clinical Lead OT on 0207 288 5673 or via e-mail