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Practice Development Occupational Therapist

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
Newham University Hospital, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
22 Oct 2021
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Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Band 7 Practice Development Occupational Therapist for Newham University Hospital

1 WTE / 37.5hrs per week (Permanent)

Are you ready for a new role ? Are you keen to contribute to the development of your profession? This might of interest to you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Occupational Therapist to join our senior therapy team at Newham University Hospital. We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist who is dynamic and proactive with a substantial post graduate experience of effective supervision, clinical education and training, mentoring and assessment skills in acute inpatient clinical specialties with proven leadership skills.

As a Practice Development OT you would will lead Occupational Therapy practice development across the site, provide input into Clinical and Professional networks and support the delivery of our Occupational Therapy recruitment and retention improvement strategy. You will also work at an advanced clinical level carrying a case load, while work with other leads and the Education academy to support and develop the more junior workforce with newly qualified therapists, apprentices, towards their professional development. There is opportunity to collaborate and lead in quality improvement programs with key stakeholders.

The trust has a strong commitment to flexible working, wellbeing at work and staff development via education, training and clinical leadership. You will be supported in your development by an experienced clinical therapist team along with multi-disciplinary Practice development professionals across the trust. The onsite OT Clinical Lead (Band 8a) has a remit to support OT professional development with close working relationships amongst the Barts Health Band 7 peer group. There is a huge opportunity for research and skills development through the Barts Health Education Academy with access to a range of MSC modules with partner HEIs. We actively encourage supervision, CPD and service development and supportive of flexible working patterns.

To find out more or discuss the role further please e-mail Dr Sushmita Mohapatra Clinical Lead Therapist, Stroke & Neurosciences sushmita.mohapatra@nhs.net

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We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals' who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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