Band 6 Acute Occupational Therapist - Blackburn

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Pulse is recruiting for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join a NHS trust based in Lancashire. You will be working within a Acute Therapy Team, and must have experience working in the NHS, acute medical and experience discharging patients. The work is of a fast pace working in a large team.  

The ideal candidate will be available for immediate start, working on a temporary contract for 3 months. This is a full time role, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm. There are transport links near by so therefore being a car driver/owner is not essential.

Your main responsibilities will be as follows;

  • Participate in delegated projects for service development with the team
  • Carry out functional and cognitive assessments
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to working in support of the whole in patient team
  • To undertake weekend working as required within service developments
  • To be available to provide Clinical Supervision
  • Assessment for and the fitting of all relevant equipment,
  • To ensure safe, efficient and effective delivery of patient focussed care in line with identified evidence based practice, local and national standard
  • Referral of patients for further rehabilitation
  • Oxygen Therapy with patients during daily activities

 In order to be considered for this position you must have the following;

  • A relevant degree qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • Previous exposure in a similar environment

 In return Pulse can offer you;

  • Our vacancies offer a true/work life balance
  • Access to exclusive job opportunities
  • Support and professional advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • A variety of employment opportunities in your preferred area
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • Variety of work opportunities in the NHS and private sector (which is not affected by IR35)
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Free training
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs; part or full time
  • £300 Recommend a friend bonus scheme*

     *Terms and Conditions apply

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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