Band 6 Community Occupational Therapist - Care of the Elderly - East London

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Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate Occupational Therapist seeking a new role?

Our client is looking for a locum Occupational Therapist to join the Elderly Care community team at a well-established NHS trust, based in East London. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week for an ongoing duration.

The appointed Occupational Therapist will be responsible for an elderly caseload, providing assessment and treatment to patients within the community and covering a range of conditions requiring rehabilitation. Previous experience within a similar environment is essential for this position. It would also be beneficial for the therapist to have their own vehicle as travelling to patients home will be required.

Therapist’s applying for this role must have:

  • HCPC registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • A relevant degree/qualification within Occupational Therapy
  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • Experience of working within a similar NHS setting
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to think outside the box


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

Why Pulse?

  • 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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