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Rotational Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum excl HCA
23/02/2020 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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We have a vacancy for either an experienced or newly qualified Occupational Therapist to join our established, mixed rotation working across the London boroughs of Camden and Islington.


This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to develop their clinical skills and knowledge in a variety of settings (see below) working with experienced clinicians and within supportive work environments.


Rotations are available in the following areas:

Acute Physical*

Intermediate Care

Adult Mental Health

Neurology and MSK Complex Rehabilitation


Learning Disability

Social Services


*New staff to, the rotation are usually placed in the acute setting for the first 2 rotations unless the service gap arises elsewhere.

All staff are expected to complete 2 acute physical rotations as part of this mixed rotation.


Some rotations require staff to have completed their preceptorship before they can be considered to rotate to them. Also there is a 7 day working requirement across acute services in place and this may extend to other services in the future.


Band 5 training is provided and the group meet regularly for peer support.

The job advert may close sooner if sufficient applications are received earlier than the closing date.



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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 informal enquiries, please contact Rachel Wale –Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist on 0207 288 5673 or e-mail

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
020 7288 3306