Our client is currently seeking a compassionate Senior Occupational therapist to welcome into their Specialist Medicine team at an NHS trust located in London. The successful therapist will be able to start this role as soon as possible, working full time hours each week for an initial 3 month period.
Occupational therapists applying should have good experience and knowledge within specialist medicine areas such as Respiratory, Renal, Cardiology, Gastro and Liver. You will need skills in complex OT assessments and intervention and discharge planning to be considered for this role.
Due to this being a senior position applying therapists should have leadership skills as you will be supervising junior staff, and supporting them with their education and development.
Duties within the role will include:
- Functional and cognitive assessments
- Implementing appropriate intervention
- Discharge planning
- Referral of patients for further rehabilitation
- Demonstrating safe use and fitting of equipment
- Helping patients with lifestyle management
To be considered for this role you must:
- Hold the relevant degree/qualification within Occupational therapy
- Have previous experience in a similar role (within a respiratory/specialist medicine setting)
- Be HCPC registered
- Have good communication skills
- Be able to build trust and rapport with patients
- Be encouraging and build confidence in others
If you are an enthusiastic and empathetic therapist with a keen interest in helping adults with respiratory conditions, please apply today or contact our team for more information.
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