Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £39 - £44 per annum
Reference 16040_1564562997
Date posted July 31, 2019
Maxxima are searching for an experienced* Occupational Therapist for a full-time permanent role with our client in South East London. As a Senior Hand Therapist you will maintain a clinical case load and provide high quality treatment to patients with upper limb conditions, whilst participate in the smooth running of the department and maintain customer focus at all times; assisting in the development and promotion of the Hand Unit.

* Provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment for each patient in areas including movement, function, dexterity, oedema and sensation.
* Ensure the patient, their family and carers are involved in the planning and delivery of their own care and plan and implement appropriate treatment regimes using hand therapy treatment media.
* Accompany patients to their consultant appointments when appropriate and liaise with the consultants regarding the progress of their patients.
* Ensure that correct recording of staff time statistics, patient charges and patient notes are performed daily and ensuring the registering of our patients.
* Provide written reports for the referring agents and consultants when appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have:

* HCPC Registration
* Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy
* Previous experience in Hand Therapy
* Ideally BAHT validated courses at levels I and II
* Skills in splinting

Our client has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

Benefits:

* Competitive salary between £39,000-£44,000 (with annual salary review)
* 25 days holiday (plus 8 days bank holiday), with the option to buy/sell
* Employer contribution pension scheme
* Private medical insurance
* Investment in CPD
* Support with relocation if moving from outside London/the UK

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.