Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Oncology - Greater London

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Are you an Occupational Therapist who specialises in Oncology?

Our client is now recruiting for a band 6 Occupational Therapist to join their well-established NHS trust based in Greater London. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering 30 hours per week for an ongoing period.

As an Occupational Therapist you will provide specialised assessment and treatment for patients with complex needs, and to provide expert advice, guidance and information to health and social care professionals, carers and relatives and other non-professionals.

The role will involve working within the oncology team, so previous experience within this area is essential to have, to be considered for the role. The successful candidate will need to be able to manage their own caseload and have excellent communication skills. You will also need to be responsive to changing needs of the patient and can plan forward. 

The candidate’s duties will include:

• Relaxation techniques with patients 
• Working with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life
• Supporting carers and families
• Discharge planning 
• Being professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of own work, including management of patients and other professional activities
• Undertake therapy assessments and continually develop a high service for patients
• Assess and take in to account deterioration 
• Work within a multidisciplinary team 

In return Pulse can offer you:

• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and Umbrella 
• HireVue online interviews
• Up to £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• Daily payroll
• Access to exclusive job opportunities
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• Support and advice from our friendly and dedicated team of consultants
• Regional Compliance Team of trained phlebotomists 
*Terms and Conditions apply 

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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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