Rehab Occupational Therapist - London

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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Rehab Occupational Therapist to be part of our client’s inpatient rehabilitation team within an NHS located in London. The post is available for the appointed therapist to start as soon as possible offering full time and part time hours per week in a locum role.

The successful Occupational therapist will have previous experience in a similar role, working within rehabilitation and discharge planning while managing own caseload.

Applying therapists will need:
• HCPC registration as an Occupational Therapist 
• Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy
• Previous experience working in a similar setting 
• Good communication skills
• The ability to develop rapport with service users 
• Good problem solving skills

The candidate’s duties will include:
• Provide specialist occupational therapy for a wide range of patients requiring assessment and rehabilitation in acute inpatient, and community environments.
• Provide clinical supervision and appraisal for Band 5 occupational therapists, therapy assistants and students, depending on rotation.
• Participate in ongoing service evaluation and development.
• The post holder will be working in a challenging socio-economic environment, involving patients who have highly complex social problems and those from culturally diverse backgrounds.
• Supporting carers and families
• Assessing and providing equipment to aid rehabilitation and improve quality of life, ensuring that appropriate instruction and safety awareness is given
• 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

Why Pulse?
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and Umbrella 
• HireVue online interviews
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• Up to £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• Daily payroll
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• Access to exclusive job opportunities
• 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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