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Team Lead OT

Job Description

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) works across London and Hertfordshire, and is rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are committed to continuous learning and helping our staff develop their skills and careers. We are proud to be ranked in the top employer lists from the HSJ/Nursing Times and Stonewall. Our staff say we are the best amongst community trusts for staff motivation, satisfaction with quality of care given, and quality of non-mandatory training (NHS Annual Staff Survey 2015).

Join us and enjoy being part of great NHS community healthcare.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Occupational Therapists to join our large friendly PACE /Rapid Response team, based at Edgware Community Hospital. This is a One Year Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity leave In return for providing exceptional OT input as part of the Pace/Rapid Response team the successful applicants will receive regular supervision, opportunities to treat clients with various and complex conditions within the diverse community within Barnet and will have access to a wide range of development opportunities to support their CPD.

The successful postholder will have a Bsc/Msc in Occupational Therapy and current HPC membership. They will be highly organised with excellent verbal and written communication skills and evidence of being able to assess Occupational Therapy needs, set goals and formulate evidence based treatment plans in the community. They will have a minimum of 18 months post graduate experience.

Possesion of UK driving license is essential, and access to a vehicle for business purposes is preferable. Successful postholders must have an ability to work 375 hours. There will be some out of hours working as we need to cover weekends and bank holidays this will be on a rota with colleagues. You may also be required to work a late shift on occasion when is called for and service demands are high. The PACE/Rapid Repsonse service works 8am - 10pm taking referral between 8am - 8pm. We are a 7 day a week service covering bank holidays and weekends.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Contact name: Gillian Pajouhandeh Clinical Lead,  ( Phone number removed )  Or Artemis Cotter band 7 OT  ( Phone number removed ) 

Email Address:( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )

Telephone:  ( Phone number removed ) 

We offer a range of staff benefits including travel loans, childcare vouchers and accommodation support. Find out more at

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community including: disabled people, those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Communication regarding this post will be by email using Health Jobs UK (TRAC), therefore please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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