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R1088618 Senior Occupational Therapist – Adults

Cromwell Hospital, SW5 0TU


Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary £39,811 to £42,500 depending on experience plus fantastic benefits

Are you a highly  skilled  Occupational Therapist with the ability to assess and manage neurological conditions, complex rehabilitation and discharge planning in close collaboration with our wider multidisciplinary team?

Can you provide client-centred and evidence-based assessments, intervention and discharge planning to adults with varied and often complex needs both in an inpatient and outpatient setting in the hospital?

You will receive referrals from the hospital wards (including AICU), Consultants as well as external sources including GPs and self-referrals. Your caseload will also include adults with conditions related to oncology, cardiology, general medicine and orthopaedics.

Recognising that this is a broad scope of clinical practice, this role offers an opportunity to work with a diverse and ever-changing client group with support from more senior staff while you build your clinical skills across these areas.

Get in touch or apply today! For a confidential chat please email within our Recruitment team where we can answer any questions and if interested, arrange an informal site visit.

What will the role as our Senior Occupational Therapist – Adults – involve?

  • Liaise with community services for areas in and out of catchment to ensure a discharge that is safe and supportive of the patient’s ongoing care and equipment needs.
  • Conduct access visits and home assessments within the hospital’s geographical area if required.
  • Maintain accurate, comprehensive, and timely patient treatment records and reports in line with local and national requirements for best management of the patient.
  • Support the management of clinical demand across the adult caseload together with the team members within the OT team.
  • Participate in the overall day to day functioning and development of the Therapy Department and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.
  • Act as a resource of specialist advice for clients, customers, and colleagues within the scope of your experience and knowledge.
  • Practise as an autonomous and accountable professional using reflective practise and clinical reasoning in undertaking specialist assessment to provide individualised interventions for each patient.
  • Behave in a way that promotes the participation of all colleagues in order to enhance the individual attributes and collective strengths of the team.

What you’ll bring:

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC registration.
  • RCOT membership.
  • Proven knowledge, confidence and experience in neurology and complex rehabilitation.
  • Previous experience in oncology, general medical, cardiology and/or orthopaedics.
  • Experience in discharge planning and sound knowledge of UK community and social care services.
  • Experience in managing mixed caseloads where demands for different skills are expected simultaneously.
  • It would be desirable to have experience in private care, wheelchair prescription and AICU.

Why Bupa? What’s in it for you?

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

These benefits have been carefully crafted to really make a difference to our people’s lives, supporting a work-life balance whilst keeping focus on mental and physical wellbeing:

  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
  • Enhanced pension and life insurance
  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
  • Discounted access to online gym sessions
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
  • Option to join dental insurance scheme at a discounted rate
  • Access to our Digital GP platform on you mobile
  • Emotional wellbeing support
  • Access to family mental health line
  • Financial wellbeing channels
  • Support for carers

Diversity and Inclusion

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

This isn’t where you’ve been.

This is where you’re going.

This is what we have belief in.

Get in touch or apply today! For a confidential chat please email within our Recruitment team where we can answer any questions or, if of interest, arrange an informal site visit.

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