JustOT have a fantastic opportunity within a busy inpatient therapies team, who are looking for an Occupational Therapy Lead to join their organisation.
Occupational Therapy Lead North West London
North West London
Permanent - Full time
Salary - £38,000 - 42,000
Our clients' inpatient therapies team provides specialist assessment and treatment to patients admitted to the wards, when clinically indicated. Their aim is to deliver evidence-based, high quality care, which is achieved through a clear governance strategy, service planning, development and multidisciplinary team working.
*To work as an autonomous practitioner, within scope of practice and deliver a quality clinical service; meeting the clinical and strategic needs of the hospital.
*To provide highly specialised assessment and intervention for a varied caseload of inpatients and outpatients including patients who may have highly complex presentations.
*To support the development of the occupational therapy service, striving to ensure best practice, maximum efficiency and productivity and cost effectiveness.
*To supervise, initiate and participate in evidence-based projects and lead in-service training sessions as required.
*To supervise, initiate and participate in audit and service reviews and evaluations as appropriate.
*To develop and foster productive relationships with key stakeholders e.g. Consultants, GPs, patient groups and other links.
*To supervise, teach and appraise members of the physiotherapy department team as required.
*To develop and promote a positive, dynamic image and culture to both internal and external stakeholders. At all times striving to reflect and encourage the hospital's values.
The successful candidate will have:
*Fully HCPC registered with a degree in Occupational Therapy
*Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate training.
*Experience of working with an array of patients in the inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy setting.
*Experience of a wide range of approaches for the management of complex patients.
*Knowledge and experience of audit and research.
To apply, or for further information, please call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325