Highly Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team Lead

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Highly Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team Lead


Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, City of Westminster

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2049d7bf2e234daba5a70893592e955e

Full Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our occupational therapy team as the Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team Lead .You will work closely with the Paediatric physiotherapy team and as part of the wider MDT across the paediatric wards including the newly opened level 2 HDU beds . The Trust is currently developing our same day emergency care service and now is an exciting time to join us at Queen Elizabeth. The Elizabeth Line has also greater enhanced transport links with the hospital and is now only a short journey away from Central London., As the team lead, you will also be responsible for supervision, training and development of the team, as well as contributing to departmental and Trust improvements. They will have the ability to encourage and motivate others. Service development and audit (to evidence efficiency and efficacy) are essential and as such experience in this field crucial.

The successful applicant will be supervised by Lead OT to ensure they are supported in their role and professional development.

The Trust offers a supportive environment to develop your career. Learning and personal development is encouraged and we have a well-established appraisal system and funding for relevant external and internal courses., 1. Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
2. Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
3. Improving the experience of staff with disability
4. Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
5. Making equalities mainstream

An innovative and an enthusiastic team player is required to maximise the potential of the service and direct the team in its development. Applicants should be committed to help developing and delivering a high quality service based on your knowledge of evidence based practice and clinical governance.

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations