Band 5 Occupational Therapist - intermediate care - Leicestershire

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Our client is looking for a band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the Elderly Care Medical team at a well-established NHS trust, based in Leicestershire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering both full and part time hours for an initial 3-month period with view to extend.

You will be responsible for assessing and treating elderly inpatients often with complex multifactorial medical problems within a community hospital-based setting, with some access visits required.

The successful candidate will also need to have experience in discharge planning from a hospital setting, to be considered for the role.

The pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent will be £11-£16 per hour.

Duties within this role will include:

  • Managing a clinical caseload
  • Writing accurate and detailed reports on patient progress
  • Working as part as a multidisciplinary team
  • Discharge planning
  • Assessments and provision of hoists and slings
  • Devising care plans with family members and/or carers
  • Develop rehabilitation programs to help rebuild lost skills and restore lost confidence

Skills and experience needed:

  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • The relevant degree/qualifications
  • Experience of working within a similar role
  • HCPC registration

In return, Pulse can offer you:

  • Support and advice from our team of friendly and dedicated consultants
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • HireVue online interviews
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists
  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of work opportunities in the NHS and private sector (which is not affected by IR35)

*terms and conditions apply

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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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