Band 6 Discharge Planning Occupational Therapist - Essex

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Our client is now seeking to recruit an experienced band 6 Occupational Therapist to join their innovative NHS trust based in Essex. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours per week, for an ongoing duration.

The appointed therapist will be required to perform assessment, treatment and discharge planning of inpatients on a busy ward, working alongside other clinical staff such as physiotherapists, social workers and nurses.

To be considered for this role applying occupational therapists will need:

  • HCPC registration
  • Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Previous experience working within a community discharge team

Skills and experience needed:

  • Discharge planning with a range of patients with fluctuating and life limiting conditions
  • Ability to work in a busy environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Previous experience of working with palliative care/hospice care – desirable
  • Complex handling and moving skills – able to assess patients to get out of bed and sit out
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop a rapport with patients
  • Good communication skills

Why Pulse?

  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors
  • First class support and advice from a dedicated consultant
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance
  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • HireVue online interviews
  • Daily payroll

*Terms and conditions apply

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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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