Band 5 Occupational Therapist - Discharge Planning - Dorset

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Our client is currently seeking a Band 5 Occupational Therapist with discharge planning expertise to join a well-established NHS therapy team based in Dorset. This position is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an initial three-month period.

You will be required to perform assessment, treatment and discharge planning of inpatients within home visits. As this is a community-based role, it is essential that the appointed candidate holds a full UK driving licence, to be considered for the role.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Discharge planning with a range of patients with fluctuating and life limiting conditions
  • Ability to work in a busy environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Previous experience of working with palliative care/hospice care – desirable
  • Complex handling and moving skills – able to assess patients to get out of bed and sit out
  • Ability to work as a lone therapist

As well as travelling between two of our client’s sites, you may also be required to carry out some home visits to conduct treatment in patient homes.

Why Pulse?

  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
  • First class support and advice from a dedicated consultant
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance
  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • HireVue online interviews
  • Daily payroll

*Terms and conditions apply

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If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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