Band 6 Acute Orthopaedic Occupational Therapist - London

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Pulse is currently seeking an empathetic Band 6 Occupational Therapist with previous Orthopaedic experience, to join our NHS client’s inpatient team based in London. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an initial 2 months.

Applying Occupational Therapists should have previous experience of working in acute hospital wards and working in orthopaedics.

Duties within this role will include, but are not limited to: 

• Implementing safe and timely discharge from hospital for patients
• Carrying out independent assessment
• Educate patients and their relatives/carers of post-operative regimes 
• Help to prevent post-operative complications 
• Prescribing complex equipment such as hoists
• Assessment of patient progress and rehabilitation
• Being professionally and legally responsible for own work

Skills and experience needed: 

• HCPC registration 
• Previous experience in a similar role 
• Relevant degree/qualification – in occupational therapy 

What next?

If you are a compassionate and dedicated Occupational Therapist looking for a new role in orthopaedics, then please apply today or contact a member of our team for more information.

Why Pulse? 

• HireVue online interviews 
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists 
• Support and advice from our dedicated and experienced team of consultants 
*Terms and conditions apply

Not for you but know the ideal candidate?

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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