Band 6 and 7 Neuro Occupational Therapist Permanent or Locum- £2000 Welcome Bonus!

Posted 12 August 2021
Salary£35000 - £47000 per annum
LocationLewisham, Greater London, England
Job type Permanent
DisciplineStroke/neurological OT, Occupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameMAXXIMA OT

Job description

Maxxima is currently searching for two Occupational Therapists with neuro experience to work in a specialist private Neurological Centre, in South East London. Two Senior posisitons available.

  • The centre provides comprehensive assessment, rehabilitation and therapy for male and female adolescents and adults (over 17 years), specialising in the treatment of patients with a primary cognitive or behavioural impairment resulting from a brain injury or other complex neurological condition.
  • Throughout their stay with us, our patients are encouraged to make individual choices about all aspects of life at the centre and to be as independent as possible.
  • The centre is located in South East London easily accesible by the A2 and also Lewisham and Blackheath stations all close by. 
  • This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of a clinical team, working closely with patients and other healthcare professionals.
  • Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.


Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – 37.5 hours per week £34,963.50 - £36,250.50. Locum rates will range from £23-30 p/h.
  • As a qualified Senior Occupational Therapist you will demonstrate established skills in the assessment and treatment of patients with neurological conditions in a Neurological Rehabilitation Setting. The successful candidate will join our experienced Occupational Therapy Team and work within the wider multi-disciplinary team.
  • We will offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.
  • Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in theFive Year Forward View.
Band 7 – Senior Occupational Therapist – 37.5 hours per week £42,705 - £46,624 per annum. Locum rates £27-35 p/h.

As a Senior Occupational Therapist Band 7 working in our Specialist Brain Injury and Neurological Care Service your main duties will be:-
  • To work as part of Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service multidisciplinary team for service users with complex acquired neurological impairments within an inpatient intensive rehabilitation setting
  • To provide highly specialised assessment and treatment for patients with complex neurological conditions
  • To support OT lead in departmental and service development projects
  • To deputise for OT lead in their absence
  • To undertake a significant clinical caseload to a high professional standard using evidence based practice
  • To be responsible for supervision, education and assessment of Senior II Occupational therapists, rehabilitation technicians, volunteers and students
  • To take a central role in develop projects, audits teams clinical practice
  • To take a lead role in in-service trainings
  • To be able to work as a named therapist
To join The Group as a Senior Occupational Therapist you will:
  • Possess a recognised Occupational Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent
  • Be a HPC registered Occupational Therapist
  • Be a Registered Member of the College of Occupational Therapist
  • Evidence successful completion of relevant specialist short courses
  • Hold a comprehensive knowledge of professional standards and clinical governance
  • Have experience of working with adults with acquired neurological disorders
  • Have experience of working in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Demonstrate experience of organising and delivering therapy in group settings
  • Have Experience of supervising junior staff
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK

In return we offer you:
  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

For permanent memebers of staff you will receive a £2000 WELCOME BONUS, after passing probation period.

If you are interested in this positon please get in touch by applying above or contact the OT team on 02077498286, or

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