Band 7 OT – Neuro Outliers - London

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.
We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

This post is suitable for a new or developing band 7 OT. This is an exciting opportunity to lead in development of our Neuro Outlier OT service at University Hospital Lewisham.
We are looking for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic team player to maximise the potential of the service and direct the team in its development (alongside the OT team and physiotherapy service including band 7 physiotherapist)
You will be leading and working with an OT team covering a caseload that includes: Trauma, brain injury, spinal cord injury, long term neurological conditions and an ITU caseload. Supervision and development will be provided by OT lead that has a background specialism in complex neurology (including major trauma/ITU).
Due to the complexity of the caseload experience in neurological deficits is essential including a sound knowledge of intervention and discharge planning from the acute setting. Access external training as part of your development will be encouraged.
You will be supervising a team of O.T’s working with the neuro outlier caseload but also providing supervision and leadership to the orthopaedic and surgical OT teams.
You will be supported in the development of your professional and managerial skills and enjoy the benefits of working within a large occupational therapy team with multiple specialties.
Learning and personal development is actively encouraged and we have a well-established appraisal system with funding for relevant courses.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Emma Tilley, Lead Occupational Therapist on 0208 333 3000 ext 8246 or via email on ( Email address removed )

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.
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