Occupational Therapist - Essex

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Pulse have received a request for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist with experience in Stroke Rehabilitation to work in Essex for four days per week. This role is due to start as soon as possible and run for an initial four month duration. The successful applicant will be able to provide specialist assessment and treatment to stroke patients during their inpatient rehabilitation. Although this is an inpatient role there may be cause for home visits so a car driver would be desirable.

In order to be considered for this position you must have the following;

  • A relevant degree qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • Previous exposure in a similar environment

Your main responsibilities will be as follows;

  • Provide a process of rehabilitation will be specific to the patient, and will depend on the symptoms and their severity
  • Actively participate in the rehabilitation process for patients and work with the care team.
  • Identify strengths and difficulties patients may have in everyday life, and help work out practical solutions.
  • Practice activities with the patients through regular therapy manageable stages
  • Teach a different way to complete the activity
  • Recommend changes that will make the activity easier; and work with both patients and colleagues to find the best way
  • Design different treatment and rehabilitation methods for some of the main problems caused by strokes
  • To provide specialist assessment and treatment to stroke patients during their inpatient rehabilitation.  To identify client centred functional goals.
  •  To be able to evaluate treatment and complete timely discharges.
  • To be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

In return Pulse can offer you;

  • Brilliant rates of pay
  • Access to exclusive job opportunities
  • Support and professional advice from a welcoming, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned consultant
  • Privilege, employee benefits package*
  • A variety of employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs; part or full time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme*

*Terms and Conditions apply 

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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