Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Eating Disorders - Luton

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Our client is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join their Eating Disorders service for adults, based in Bedfordshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours on a permanent basis.

The successful Occupational Therapist will assist patients in defining and returning to the roles in their lives that are important to them. 

To be considered for this role applying therapist’s must:

• HCPC registration 
• Relevant qualifications within Occupational Therapy 
• Previous experience of working with adults with eating disorder’s
• Have the ability to develop a rapport with patients
• Encourage and build confidence in others

Key responsibilities will include: 

• To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based /client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate group and individual interventions.
• To provide outcome-oriented group and individual occupation-focused interventions.
• To provide safe, effective, quality OT interventions that ensure positive client experience.
• To assist with carer interventions.
• To provide leadership for junior staff, through supervision and appraisal.
• To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of OT services within the eating disorders service, holding responsibility for defined projects
• To provide interventions within other parts of the eating disorders services if required
• To provide cover within the out-patients, day patient and in-patient settings as required

Benefits Include: 

• Competitive salary 
• An individual induction on your role and expectations
• A corporate induction on company policies and basic duties
• Competitive annual leave
• Continued Professional Development (CPD)

Not for you but know the ideal Occupational Therapist?

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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