East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust

Senior Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist (BB-CF22D)

Found in: Talent UK

A Vacancy at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.Assist Therapy Team Leader in the planning, co-ordinating, delivering and evaluating the Therapy service provided to patients within Frailty on a day-to-day basis.To take a major role for the Therapy team in the advanced assessment and treatment of patients within Frailty who may have complex and/ or chronic presentation.To manage daily a clinical specialist caseload of frail patients, and be responsible for the assessment, formulation and treatments and to give highly specialised therapy advice to members of the MDT.To deputise for Team Leader on clinical and managerial issues within the teamTo be actively involved with training within the DepartmentBand 6 Occupational Therapists work closely with all users of our services and their families, friends and carers who all play an invaluable contribution in how our users experience our services. Band 6 therapists are expected to be kind and responsive but professional and informative and contribute to the quality of the services provided across the health economy by:• Keeping the people who using our services as safe as possible through the use of sound clinical skills and effective risk assessments• Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence based policies and procedures• Ensuring the people using our services have a good experience by respecting, empowering and working in partnership with people throughout the care planning processOccupational therapists who work in all these services require a range of core skills as follows:• Assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of holistic therapy interventionOur Therapy service is a dynamic and exciting team that works across our three main site at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate and Kent and Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury, as well as supporting patients across our satellite sites.We form part of close MDT working on all the wards and the therapy team are key team members in the rehabilitation of patients and discharge planning. We firmly believe that developing our staff is key to success; we have a dynamic and progressive training and development ethos, providing excellent opportunities to enhance your knowledge and competencies, nurturing your personal and professional development by encouraging and supporting you to reach your full potential, we currently have therapy staff studying to be Advanced Practitioners, and as the organisation is moving towards a skills based workforce the future opportunities are endless.This advert closes on Thursday 25 Mar 2021

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