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Band 5/6 – Occupational Therapist – Intermediate Care – Taunton

Reference: 17518
Date posted: 15.12.2023
Job details
Somerset
Temporary/ locum
Band 5, Band 6
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

An opportunity has arisen for an empathetic Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist to be welcomed into our clients NHS trust based in Taunton, Somerset.  The post is available to start ASAP, offering full-time and part-time hours per week for an ongoing period.

The appointed Occupational Therapist will be working as part of a fantastic intermediate care department managing their own caseload of clients efficiently and effectively. The successful therapist will carry out care of the older person, the postholder should have previous experience in rehabilitation in a non-acute inpatient setting (+/- stroke rehab experience, not essential).

To be considered for this role applying Occupational Therapists must have:

  • Be HCPC registered as an Occupational therapist
  • Hold a relevant qualification in Occupational therapy
  • Previous NHS experience within an intermediate care setting
  • The ability to build good rapport with patients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Duties within this role will include:

  • Devising rehabilitation programmes to develop skills
  • Writing clear and concise notes
  • Working autonomously
  • Dealing with equipment to assist with daily living
  • Providing advice for carers and parents

Why Pulse?

  • HireVue online interviews
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
  • Regional Compliance Team of trained phlebotomists
  • ipoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance
  • Daily payroll
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • First class support and advice from our experienced team of consultants

*Terms and conditions apply

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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.

 


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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