Band 7 Team Lead Occupational Therapist - Medical Wards - Permanent

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary £43742 - £50056 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Community OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Team Lead Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Boston, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Team Lead Occupational Therapist, you will work across the acute medical wards including oncology, coronary care, acute medicine and the respiratory wards.

What’s in it for you as a Team Lead Occupational Therapist:

  • NHS Pension: A generous and flexible pension scheme with contributions from us as your employer
  • Annual Leave: Starting at 27 days a year, rising to 33 days after 10 years plus eight bank holidays (for staff covered by Agenda for Change)
  • Flexible working & career breaks: Helping you match work and home life ask about reduced hours, compressed hours, flexible working, term-time only working, job sharing and unpaid leave
  • Bank working: The chance to work extra hours at enhanced rates and well pay you weekly ideal if your income needs a quick boost
  • Relocation packages: If a relocation package is offered for the role, you could qualify for expenses of up to 25% of your starting salary
  • Family & Childcare including on-site nurseries at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston, maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave following a set period of employment
  • Health & Wellbeing including mindfulness, counselling, mental health first aid, health check MOTs, physiotherapy, eye tests
  • Learning & Development including Lincolnshire Talent Academy, leadership training, medical education, clinical education, Lincolnshire clinical research and GP speciality training programme
  • Discounts & Salary Sacrifice including Cycle2Work, car lease scheme, home electronics and wider wallet
  • Rewards & Recognition including staff awards, long service awards, retirement awards, examples of excellence and staff lottery
Your main responsibilities as a Team Lead Occupational Therapist:
  • Lead the delivery of Occupational Therapy provision within the Clinical Speciality on the site ensuring good communication links with Team Leads in the other teams and sites
  • Contribute to find innovative discharge solutions and contribute to a system wide MDT approach
  • Provide leadership, supervision and training of Occupational Therapy staff 
  • Provide highly specialist assessment, intervention planning, delivery and evaluation of progress towards goals taking account of people’s occupations, role, environment and lifestyle within the clinical speciality
  • Maintain a clinical caseload, with clinical activity accounting for between 60-75% of working hours
What we are looking for in a Team Lead Occupational Therapist:
  • HCPC registered
  • BSc in Occupational Therapy
  • Evidence of post-graduate courses at M level/ research/CPD relevant to the speciality Practice Education accreditation
  • Very good knowledge and awareness of OT practice within the clinical speciality of stroke and/or neurological conditions
  • Ability to be supportive of others including peers, own team and managers and demonstrate ability to develop and maintain interdisciplinary team working
  • Training, teaching and presentation skills
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or