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Band 7 Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist in Hand Therapy



Band 7 Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist in Hand Therapy

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex

22.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Occupational therapist / Physiotherapist to lead the Hand Therapy team, providing clinical and service leadership.

The ideal candidate will have band 6 or 7 experience in hand therapy and have a good understanding of the role of hand therapy within elective surgery and acute Trauma and Orthopaedics service. You will be expected to ensure service provision to the Musculoskeletal therapy team with specific responsibility in hand therapy. Highly specialist skills will be required to support timely assessments within an extremely busy department whilst ensuring safe and effective treatment and discharge for patients following acute hand injury or requiring specialist hand therapy intervention including provision of bespoke splints.

This role is ideal for a therapist who has experience of leadership and service improvement, and keen to further develop these skills and be responsible for team management. You will be expected to work closely alongside the band 7 Physiotherapists in out-patient Musculoskeletal services in shaping the therapy vision for this service, implementing positive change to improve services and supporting staff development and training.

For further details / informal visits contact: Susan Fullen, Therapy manager, 01279 444455 ext: 7200 (

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