Band 6 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 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, multi-skilled Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessing and treating older adults with a range of mild to complex conditions. The ideal therapist will need to have diverse experience, covering settings such as: intermediate care; emergency departments; community services and rapid response, to be considered for this role.

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
  • ipoint – electronic timesheet processing application
  • 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

*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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