Occupational Therapist - Older Adults - Essex

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Our client is looking for a band 6 Occupational Therapist work with a caseload of home-based older adults. You will form part of a multi-disciplinary team which form an NHS Older Adults at Home Treatment Team. The team cover a catchment area in and around Essex and are part of a large integrated community and mental health care NHS foundation Trust.

You will need to have a significant amount of experience working with a caseload of older adults with mental health conditions. Experience working with a home treatment team previously would be an advantage. This role would be suitable for a candidate who has been working at a band 6 level and some autonomous working will be required.

Hours required for the role are 22.5 hours per week (0.6 WTE) with a shift pattern which is negotiable. The role is to start ASAP. Given the role is dealing with patients in their home based in the Essex area, a car driver would be required to ensure effective travel to all patients.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • The relevant degree/qualifications
  • Experience of working within a similar role
  • HCPC registration
  • Car driver/licence holder

In return, Pulse can offer you:

  • Support and advice from our team of friendly and dedicated consultants
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • HireVue online interviews
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists
  • Variety of work opportunities in the NHS and private sector

*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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