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Specialist Hand Therapist

 

Job Ref: 196-LIS4588

 

 

Employer: Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Department: Hand Therapy

Location: London

Salary: £36,481-£44,044 p.a. inc HCA


Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest natinal NHS Staff Survey results - for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don't have to take our word for it - 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy's and St Thomas' as a place to work


Band 6 Specialist Hand Therapist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Hand Therapist (either Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist) to work as part of a well-established and dynamic multi-disciplinary hand team.  We seek an individual who is autonomous, forward thinking and enthusiastic. 

Our dynamic generic Hand Therapy team will support the successful candidate in developing specialist hand therapy assessment, intervention and clinical decision making skills.  The team consists of 29 Hand Therapists supported by five assistants and led by a Consultant Hand Therapist.

Hand Therapy is part of the Therapies Directorate with a supportive and progressive management structure.  Departmental objectives are founded upon the core principles of the clinical governance framework and Turst Core Values.  Research activity, robust evidence based practice and national guidelines drive forward our vision and direct service delivery.

This position offers an important opportunity and challenging career move for you to advance your clinical skills and expertise.  You will manage a busy clinical caseload of non-surgically and surgically managed patients with traumatic and elective hand and upper limb injuries.  Additionally you have the opportunity to assess and manage non-surgical conditions referred from the community.  You should expect to participate in local and national Hand Therapists' activities.  There are opportunities for additional training.

Does this sound like the challenge that you are looking for? if so, please apply.

 

Closing date: 6th May 2019

 

For futher details/informal visits contact:

Dr Fiona Sandford (Consultant Physiotherapist, Hand Therapy) fiona.sandford@gstt.nhs.uk or 

Sam Tomkins (Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Hand Therapy) samantha.tomkins@gstt.nhs.uk