Band 6 Elderly Inpatient Occupational Therapist - Bedford

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Are you an experienced HCPC registered Occupational Therapist seeking a new role?

Our client is currently looking for a band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the Elderly Inpatient team at a well-established NHS trust, based in Bedfordshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week for an initial 3 month period.

You will be responsible for assessing and treating acute elderly inpatients within a medical & care of the elderly acute surge ward setting. The successful candidate will also need to have experience in discharge planning from an acute hospital setting, to be considered for the role.

To apply you must have a valid HCPC registration, relevant experience and qualifications.

The pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent will be £16 - £21 per hour.

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

Skills and experience needed:

  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • The relevant degree/qualifications
  • Experience of working within a similar role
  • HCPC registration

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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If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn a £300 bonus 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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