Band 6 Elderly Medicine Occupational Therapist - Yorkshire

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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 Medicine team at a well-established NHS trust, based in Yorkshire. The post is available for the successful therapist to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week until March.

The appointed Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessing and treating acute inpatients within a medical & care of the elderly acute surge ward setting. Therefore, applying therapists will need to have experience in discharge planning from an acute hospital setting, inpatient medical ward or neuro rehabilitation experience to be considered for this role.

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

Therapist’s applying for this role must have:

  • HCPC registration as a 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

Not for you but know the ideal Occupational Therapist?

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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