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Team Lead Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist (Hand Therapy)

Job Reference: 213-PRUH-0405-B
Employer:  King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:  Hand Therapy
Location:  Denmark Hill, London
Salary:  £45,780 - £51,393 per annum, inc HCA

As one of London’s leading NHS trusts and major trauma centres, King’s has a world-class reputation for clinical care, teaching and research. We provide a wide range of general and specialist services and play a central role in the local community. We are based in the heart of South London, which means we are within easy reach of everything that the capital has to offer.

The Hand Therapy Team consists of 7 therapists and we are looking to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join us. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work closely with highly experienced consultants and hand therapy staff within a friendly environment. The post will entail cross site working but will predominantly be based at Denmark Hill. We endeavor to provide the best possible environment in which to learn and develop, the post includes protected professional development time and access to a range of education opportunities is available internally as well as externally.

The post holder will work with a predominantly outpatient based caseload, but will also now have the opportunity to be involved with our new and exciting (ward based) polytrauma service. You will be expected to provide a high level of care for patients referred from areas including Non-surgical and post-surgical Trauma & Elective Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Rheumatology and local GP practices.

You will be required to supervise and act as a role model for more junior members of the team and students when required.

This post will provide a fantastic opportunity to learn, advance and utilize management and service development skills to facilitate the evolution of the Hand Therapy service across the King’s organisation. Requests for flexible working, such as compressed hours or job sharing would be considered.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact James Williams (james.williams2@nhs.net) or Anjali Nair (anjali.nair3@nhs.net) , alternatively you can call us on 0203 299 9000 ext 32466.

The advert & application can be accessed via this link or via the main NHS jobs website.