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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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Edgware Community Hospital, HA8 0AD
£24,214 - £30,112 pa plus HCA's
24/09/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Are you passionate about enabling children to participate in all areas of life as best they can? Are you wanting to develop your skills within paediatrics? Then we would love to hear from you!

An opportunity has become available within the Barnet Children’s Integrated Therapy Team for a Band 5 Paediatric Occupational Therapist. This post would be suitable for a newly qualified therapist or a Band 5 Therapist who is wanting to work within the field of paediatrics. 

You will be joining our friendly integrated community team, which is made up of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists.

This stimulating post involves assessing and providing advice and intervention for children and young people aged 0-19 years with a variety of developmental conditions. You will have opportunity to experience and develop skills in different areas within the service and will be working in a variety of settings including clinics, schools, nurseries and family homes.

As a large trust we are committed to improving our services and the skills of all our staff. You will have access to regular supervision and training. 

Therapists are encouraged to work in an agile way and flexible working may be considered. A car driver is not essential.

This is a full time permanent post.

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Applicant requirements

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

If you would like to discuss this post or for more information please contact Marion Neuman, Clinical Team Lead, children's Integrated Therapies Tel: 03003001821