With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to lead our TORVAT (Trauma, Orthopaedic, Renal, Vascular and Amputees)
Team at the Royal London Hospital, which is one of London’s four Major Trauma Centres.
TORVAT covers five different specialities and consists of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation support workers. This team works very closely with AHP, nursing and medical colleagues and is integral to the trauma pathway.
The successful candidate will be required to work closely with clinical leads across the site as well as with the surgical and medical divisions in order to achieve the vision and objectives of the Trust.
The post holder will provide expert clinical skills and knowledge as well as strategic leadership to support the development and maintenance of the provision of high quality care as well as equity of service provision.
The post holder will have key responsibility around the education and training of the team, as well as leadership, mentoring and support to specialist rotational staff.
Applicants should have relevant experience and skills in the management and treatment of trauma, orthopaedic, renal, vascular and amputee patients and can be an occupational therapist or physiotherapist by background.
The post holder will be required to demonstrate strong leadership and excellent communication skills, as well as an understanding of the different professional roles and responsibilities. They should have experience in personal management, as well as innovative approach to service development.
The trust is committed to providing training and education to support the development of its staff.For further details / informal visits contact:Pauline Miller - Deputy Head of Therapies Apply
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.
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.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
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.