Wellington Hospital – London
Role: Specialist Occupational Therapist – Neuro (Internationally Qualified with HCPC Registration)
Town / Site: London / Wellington Hospital
Full time: Monday – Friday 37.5 hour per week
Shift times: 9am – 5pm
Salary: This role offers a competitive dependent on experience.
We’re looking for internationally qualified Neuro Occupational Therapist with HCPC registrations to join The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC. The Occupational Therapy team plays a vital role across both the acute medical wards and the Neurological rehabilitation wards. This role will be rotational between all wards within The Wellington Hospital, across both the North and South sites. The Neurological Rehabilitation unit consists of a 45-bed unit, split across three wards. Each ward having a speciality area however accepting patients with various neurological conditions across all wards. The specialist wards are Acute Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Rehabilitation and Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness. The Acute Service covers Intensive Treatment Unit, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Women’s Health, Orthopaedics and General Medicine.
As a Specialist Occupational Therapist, you will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team to enhance the health and wellbeing of patients at our hospital. You will work closely with other allied health therapists to provide specialist Occupational Therapy intervention targeted at patient’s individualised goals. You will be required to use evidence-based client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialise occupational therapy programmes for a complex caseload of adults. You will have access to high level assistive technology to supplement your occupational therapy interventions.
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
- Degree in Occupational Therapy
- HCPC registration is a MUST
- Experience in general medicine and/or orthopaedics, cardiology oncology, ICU & Neuro-surgery
- Experience of assessment and treatment of complex and specialist cases within field of neurological therapy
- Possess skills for assessing, forming occupational diagnosis and providing treatment to patient caseload
- CPD evidence of maintaining clinical skills and knowledge through clinical practice and formal education.
- Demonstrates understanding of complex relationship between physical, cognitive, psychological and social dimensions of illness. Knowledge of current legislation.
- Ability to conduct appropriate Risk Assessment
- Experience of supervising staff and students teaching
- Evidence of completion of specialise courses within the field of neurological and stroke therapy
Tier 2 Sponsorships and Tier 5 Youth Mobility
We are an A-Rated Sponsor employer and able to sponsor workers. We welcome international applications from all over the world. We also welcome those eligible to work in the UK under the Youth Mobility Scheme.
The Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) allows young people to come and experience life in the United Kingdom for up to 3 years
Applicants must be between the age of (18-30) to qualify for the scheme and a national of the following:
- New Zealand
- San Marino
What can you expect as an international clinician joining HCA UK?
We all understand that moving to another country can be very daunting and time consuming, so here at HCA we will support you at every step, by providing you also the following:
- Support with applying for visa
- Flight to the UK
- Free 3 months’ accommodation
- Transfer from airport to accommodation on arrival
- £100 Supermarket vouchers
- 1-month free travel card
- Welcome packages containing toiletries, kitchenware and food
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Specialist Occupational Therapist you’ll be eligible for:
- 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
- Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
- Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
- Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
- Group Life Assurance from day one
- Critical illness cover
- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
- Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
- Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
- Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential. We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.