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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Medicine and Therapies
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 per week
Job ref
392-RNOH1088-A
Site
Stanmore
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£34,961 to £42,010 pa inc.
Closing
23/10/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


Are you looking for a new challenge and would like to work in a specialist hospital?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a dynamic service offering tailored, individualised care to patients with complex orthopaedics diagnosis oncology conditions such as Sarcoma and metastatic cancer.

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital is a tertiary referral center and one of 5 national centers specializing in the management of bone and soft tissue cancers in England.

If you have a passion for orthopaedics or physical rehabilitation and want to challenge your clinical reasoning skills, think outside the box and put your practical problem solving skills to the test to work with a rewarding group of patients then this is the job for you.

You will join a team of 4 Physiotherapists and 2 Occupational Therapists who manage orthopaedics oncology caseload across in-patients and out-patient services and rehabilitation programmes. The in-patients ward is based in the new Stanmore Building block which opened end of last year with excellent assessment and rehabilitation facilities for the patients. You will be assisting Band 7 OT with the day to day running of the in-patients service and provide line management support for band 5 and Band 3 staff members. In return you will be supported by a band 7 Occupational Therapist and the Clinical Specialist Therapy Team Lead to develop your clinical, managerial and service improvement skills, as well as having access to Clinical Specialist OT and PT colleagues within the wider therapies department.

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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

Supriya Nerlekar , Therapy Services Manager –supriya.nerlekar@rnoh.nhs.uk or Abby McCarthy , Clinical Team Lead -abigail.mccarthy@nhs.net Or via telephone on 0208 909 5563.

We strongly encourage and recommend informal visit to our hospital or informal chat regarding the post.