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Band 6 Occupational Therapist – Discharge to Assess – Lancashire


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Band 6 Occupational Therapist – Discharge to Assess – Lancashire

Reference: 841
Date posted: 05.03.2021
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Lancashire
Temporary/ locum
£16.00 - £21.00 (Hourly)
Band 6
Sub-sector
Occupational therapy
Professions
Occupational therapist
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Description

Our client is now seeking to recruit an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join their innovative NHS trust based in Lancashire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time or part-time hours per week for an ongoing period.

The appointed therapist will be required to complete home visits for patients on the day of discharge from acute hospital to assess patient health and social care needs in own environment, following the discharge to assess model.

To be considered for this role applying occupational therapists will need:

• HCPC registration 
• Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy 
• Previous experience working within a community discharge team

Skills and experience needed: 

• Discharge planning with a range of patients with fluctuating and life limiting conditions 
• Ability to work in a busy environment with constantly changing priorities 
• Previous experience of working with palliative care/hospice care – desirable 
• Complex handling and moving skills – able to assess patients to get out of bed and sit out 
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to develop a rapport with patients 
• Good communication skills

Why Pulse? 

• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• First class support and advice from a dedicated consultant 
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• HireVue online interviews 
• Daily payroll
*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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