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Acute medicine OT {Band 6}

Reference: 18486
Date posted: 25.01.2024
Job details
London
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Are you an empathetic Occupational Therapist with a keen interest in acute care?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our fantastic NHS client’s acute general medicine team based in London. This vacancy is available for the successful therapist to start as soon as possible to 26/04/2024, offering full time hours per week for an ongoing period.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Acute Medicine Occupational Therapist to join the dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing specialized occupational therapy services to patients in the acute medicine department. Your expertise will play a crucial role in helping patients regain independence and improve their quality of life during their hospital stay assessing and treating patients on the ward. Applying therapists should have previous experience in frailty and understanding of acute hospital assessment and discharge.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous experience within acute settings
  • Previous discharge planning and Oncology and palliative care experience
  • Relevant degree/qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration

Duties will include:

  • Care-coordinating
  • Attending MDT meetings
  • Contribute to the holistic assessment of physical and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Assessment and intervention of individual patients needs and progress.
  • Treating patients for a range of moderate to complex mental health conditions
  • Working with other healthcare professionals

What next?

If you are an Occupational Therapist that has excellent communication and rapport building skills and would like to create a positive change to those with mental health difficulties, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible.

Why Pulse?

  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist’s
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • First class service from our team of dedicated consultants
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • HireVue online interviews
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app

*Terms and conditions apply

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If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard 


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.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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