Senior Occupational Therapist - London Bridge Hospital

HCA Healthcare
London, Greater London
Closing date
14 Apr 2023
Senior Occupational Therapist - London Bridge Hospital

Job Title: Senior Occupational Therapist

Location: The London Bridge Hospital, 27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time at 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

Salary Range: Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent to an NHS band 6.

Reward & recognition: We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Vacancy Summary

As a Senior Occupational Therapist at The London Bridge Hospital you will provide a high-quality Occupational Therapy Service to patients and carry out accurate occupational therapy assessment, clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients with diverse clinical presentations (predominantly neurological), and complex physical and psychological needs in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of patients, including those with diverse or complex pathology/presentations using appropriate clinical reasoning skills, observation skills and manual assessment skills to provide an accurate assessment and understanding of their condition
  • Formulate and implement an individual occupational therapy treatment program based on specialist knowledge of evidence-based practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, appropriate and accurate clinical reasoning, and knowledge of appropriate treatments
  • Maintain accurate and concise treatment records detailing treatment plan and progress. To evaluate patient progress, reassess and progress or alter patient treatment programs within the specified timeframes compliant with The Wellington Hospital care pathways

Skills & Experience

  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in neuro rehab although cross cover may be required
  • Post registration experience with time spent on managing patients with neurological conditions
  • Experience of managing a general medicine caseload

About the Hospital

Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.

With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.


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