8a Principal Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust £ 54.223 - 60.316 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 54.223 - 60.316 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Louise McGregor, Professional Lead for Acute Physiotherapy and AHP Therapy Consultant- Acute Rehabilitation on Applyor email Apply

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Degree/ Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development including attendance at recent post graduate courses relevant to the clinical field
  • Commitment to advanced clinical and professional development


Desirable criteria
  • Recognised postgraduate qualification (E.g. MSc, PG Dip)
  • Leadership Training
  • Post graduate management training
  • Working at ‘M’ level as demonstrated by on-going CPD including ‘M’ level accreditation, lecturing on ‘M’ level courses and research/publication s and equivalent experience
  • Membership of relevant Special Interest Group with the College of Occupational Therapists


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current health care environment, the NHS Plan and the relevance and implications of national directives in modernising health care
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance and the implications for Therapy Services including experience of quality issues, health and safety/ risk management and clinical effectiveness
  • Ability to comprehend and work within the Trust’s policies of Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health & Safety to meet the differing needs of the patients


Desirable criteria
  • Presented at professional conferences
  • Published papers in professional journals


Other
Essential criteria
  • Able to alter their working patterns to include working extended hours, unsociable hours and weekends


Desirable criteria
  • Car driver
  • BAOT membership
  • Member of Specialist Section / Interest group


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 1 year’s NHS experience (can include undergraduate experience)
  • A minimum of 6 years post graduate experience with at least 2 years in acute care at Band 7 level (medical and geriatric medicine patients) covering rehabilitation and general acute medical / geriatric beds, A&E or equivalent experience in a rapid response team
  • Broad range of experience at junior, band 6 and band 7 levels of a wide range of approaches to the management of rehabilitation patients. Highly specialist knowledge and experience in acute medicine or geriatric medicine demonstrated by advanced clinical reasoning
  • Experience of undertaking clinical audit
  • Experience in interpreting and implementing evidence based practice
  • Experience of managing and supervising a multi - professional therapy team including the full spectrum of daily line management, clinical supervision, management of attendance (annual leave, sickness etc) performance management and organizing cover
  • Experience of teaching and training in the work place
  • Experience of student supervision/ clinical education
  • Experience of multidisciplinary team working
  • Has experience of using goal setting, outcome measure and standardised assessments


Desirable criteria
  • Experience in other rehabilitation or acute settings
  • Experience of working in a range of settings (e.g. Community, Day Hospital, Rehabilitation Unit,
  • Local Authority / voluntary sector, ED
  • Wheelchair services
  • Experience of undertaking post graduate research projects
  • Research skills
  • Critical Appraisal skills
  • Formal management training/ qualification
  • Experience of teaching in Higher Education setting
  • Ability to run courses – internal/external
  • Has contributed to the development of or participated in the formal evaluation of outcome measure and standardised assessments
  • Previous committee experience


Skills/Abilities
Essential criteria
  • Physically fit and able to comply with Trust Manual Handling Guidelines
  • Remains updated with professional practice and new research
  • Member of relevant specialist interest groups
  • Professional demeanour
  • Able to present information, written and orally, in a clear and logical manner
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate the workloads within a team
  • Ability to lead staff training and development
  • Ability to work with multi - interdisciplinary team and set team goals
  • Ability to assess and deal effectively with skill mix and changing service needs
  • Ability to react sen

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Job Details

8a Principal Occupational Therapist

London, Greater London, Englandd St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust
Pay
£ 54.223 - 60.316 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
11 May 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
10 Jun 2022

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