Band 7 Occupational Therapist (fixed term)


Salary grade: £45,745 – £58,038 per annum (dependent on experience)

Department/ward: Occupational Therapist

Band 7 Occupational Therapist – Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
Job Title: Occupational Therapist (Band 7)
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 Year)
Department: Clinical Operations
Salary range: £45 745 – £58 038
Responsible to: Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Putney, Southwest London
Closing Date; 24th June 2024

Here at the RHN we support Flexible Working for our staff and are happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.

Summary of position and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
We are seeking a Band 7 Occupational Therapist to join our Clinical Operations team in RHN. Your key responsibility is to prepare and administer therapeutic Occupational Therapy programmes as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will be a part of a team who provides specialist patient-centred assessments and treatments with a complex neurological clinical caseload, along with being a part of a specialist multi-disciplinary team. You will be responsible to provide leadership for junior staff, through supervision and the IPR process. You will also be responsible for ongoing service development projects.

Our Occupational Therapists work across all service areas at RHN, covering the following areas:
• Brain Injury Service (BIS) –Rehab pathway and PDOC pathway
• Ventilation service
• Neuro-behavioural services
• Young adults service
• Specialist Nursing Home services

We offer and encourage both internal and external training and development opportunities such as Postural Management, PDOC (Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness), SMART, Splinting, Casting and many more.

The RHN is an independent hospital and medical charity. We care for people who have brain injuries and require assessment and intensive rehabilitation for conditions such as Stroke, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), Huntington’s disease etc.
We help those with the most complex of health needs and disabilities including degenerative or progressive conditions as well as providing palliative care. The patients we support usually have complex physical challenges alongside their neuro-disability.

RHN is proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer that respects and values the differences of our people to achieve their full potential.

Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza.

1. To carry a caseload and take a lead role in the advanced assessment and treatment of patients with highly complex physical and cognitive presentations.
2. To work as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing patient-centred care and management to patients at various stages of the rehabilitation pathway.
3. To provide leadership for junior staff, through supervision, support and the IPR process.
4. To demonstrate awareness of RHN’s objectives and contribute to achieving them appropriately.

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Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against the coronavirus strain (COVID-19) as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN. Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine via other channels yet, as we can arrange the administration of the vaccine within the hospital. Please note that if you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please feel free to contact recruitment@rhn.org.uk.