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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Care of the Elderly – Barnet

Reference: 17503
Date posted: 14.12.2023
Job details
Hertfordshire
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate Occupational Therapist seeking a new role?

Our client is looking for a locum Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the team at a well-established NHS trust, based in Barnet, Hertfordshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week for an ongoing period.

The post holder will work independently and autonomously within the team providing specialist OT assessment and intervention, and will contribute to generic teamwork, through care coordination, covering the duty rota and delegated tasks from the team manager. The successful candidate will manage own clinical caseload of patients, while working as a member of the MDT. Applying therapists should have previous In-patient/ward experience, ideally elderly and dementia care, discharge planning experience and be respiratory competent.

Therapist’s applying for this role must have:

  • HCPC registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • A relevant degree/qualification within Occupational Therapy
  • Knowledge of specialist equipment
  • Experience of working within a similar NHS setting
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to think outside the box

Duties within this role will include:

  • Managing a clinical caseload
  • Writing accurate and detailed reports on patient progress
  • Working as part as a multidisciplinary team
  • Discharge planning
  • Assessments and provision of hoists and slings
  • Devising care plans with family members and/or carers
  • Develop rehabilitation programs to help rebuild lost skills and restore lost confidence

Why Pulse?

  • Support and advice from our team of friendly and dedicated consultants
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • HireVue online interviews
  • ipoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists
  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of work opportunities in the NHS and private sector

*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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