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OT Bank Adult Orthopedic Static

Band 6

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Occupational Therapy
Band 6
Job ref
Bank Staff (360) L5
£19.56 per hr all inc
22/02/2019 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.



Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Bank Occupational Therapy

Band 6 Orthopedic Oncology Static Team

Salary Range - £19.56 per hour all inclusive

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS is a tertiary referral hospital for patients requiring specialist treatment in area of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions.

We are looking an experienced Band 7 and Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to take this unique opportunity to work as Bank Therapist within our integrated, therapy team. Previous specialist experience in Orthopaedics or Oncology will be beneficial for these posts however not essential. As an Occupational Therapist in these teams you will be working closely with the inpatient team leads and the other senior therapists to provide an excellent Occupational Therapy service to in-patients and pre-admission input for elective admissions.

You will carry an interesting caseload of adult patients which will include those who have had complex joint reconstruction surgery, spinal deformity surgery shoulder and foot ankle surgery. Therapist working in Orthopaedic Oncology team will see patients with complex joint reconstruction and amputations following Sarcoma or metastatic cancer.

The role will may include staff supervision, staff training and other departmental duties as appropriate.

As Occupational Therapists working in these teams you will benefit from a multi professional structure of clinical specialists, peer support and regular supervision. You will have the opportunity to present and receive in-service training which will support your CPD portfolio. The Bank contract will offer flexibility to achieve work-life balance.

We are situated in the green belt area of Stanmore and have other benefits for staff which includes free staff parking permit, onsite restaurant, and coffee shop, concessionary staff membership of onsite Aspire Leisure Centre which included pool and gym facilities. We recently opened our new in-patient facilities and this role will be involved in treating patients in the new facility.

Please see full job descriptions and person specifications for the posts for further details. Informal visits are welcomed and encouraged.

For further information please contact Supriya Nerlekar, Clinical Specialist Manager for Therapies on 0208 909 5563 or by email

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Supriya Nerlekar, telephone 02089095533, email