Band 6 Community OT - Manchester

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Pulse is looking for a band 6 occupational therapist for a community position based in Manchester. This role will be based within an inpatient ward, but the candidate will also need to be a car driver as the role involves visiting patients within their homes. This is a locum position to start as soon as possible on a full time basis.

 

Your main responsibilities will be as follows;

  • Enable people with physical and/or psychological disabilities to be as independent and as safe as possible in their own home.
  • Help people make the most of their abilities, and work with them to find solutions to the problems that limit their ability to be independent.
  • Easier and safer ways of managing everyday activities i.e. washing, dressing, household tasks and activities.
  • Offer an Assessment of Carer’s or parent’s needs and provide appropriate advice as required.
  • To be professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of own work, including management of patients and other professional activities.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive patient records in line with Trust and professional standards and provide activity/audit reports as required.
  • Promote a disabled person’s quality of life and that of their carers.
  • Support the individuals carer and enable them to continue in their carer’s role.
  • Carry out practical assessments of people’s ability to carry out normal activities of daily living:
  • Provide advice, arrange equipment or recommend alterations to the home; ensure safe ad competent use of such equipment

 

In return Pulse can offer you;

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Access to exclusive job opportunities
  • Support and professional advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned consultant
  • Privilege, employee benefits package*
  • Opportunity to increase net pay through one of our payroll options. We have dedicated teams to help you with your choice.
  • A variety of employment opportunities in your preferred area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs; part or full time
  • 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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