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Come And Join Our Team!!
Community Neuro-Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist – Band 7
375 hours week
Base: Islington Outlook, Archway, London, N19 3RQ
We are a multi-professional team providing multi-disciplinary rehabilitation to people with neurological and complex physical disabilities in Islington. We are a dynamic team that enjoy working together to provide a highly responsive and effective service and have a strong commitment to a person centred approach.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist with a visionary outlook to join our team where you will be able to build and develop your experience within a community setting.
You will have a strong clinical grounding in a variety of occupational therapy settings as a post graduate. This needs to include experience working with clients that have neurological impairment. The successful applicant will act as an accredited clinical educator for occupational therapy students and provide effective supervision of rehabilitation assistants that carry out directed programmes.
You will be a team player with proven clinical and interpersonal skills. Combined with a wide knowledge and skill base you will have organisational ability and a commitment to service and staff development.
In return we will offer you:
• Excellent management support and clinical supervision
• The opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of permanent staff
• Strong multi-disciplinary team support
• Professional development
• A chance to enhance service development skills
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from black and ethnic minority communities and people with disabilities are currently under-represented in the team. The building is fully accessible.
The post involves working with vulnerable adults so the successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Lisa Penniall, Team Lead on ( Phone number removed ) to informally discuss the role further or arrange an informal visit.
Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:
Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors
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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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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