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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Orthopaedic – Owestry

Reference: 15786
Date posted: 26.10.2023
Job details
Shropshire
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Pulse is currently seeking an empathetic Band 6 Occupational Therapist with previous Orthopaedic experience, to join our NHS client’s Trauma and Orthopaedic Therapy Department based in Oswestry, Shropshire. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time and part-time hours per week for a minimum 4-month period.

The successful candidate will be working within a strong inpatient orthopaedic therapy team and the role provides an opportunity to work with a variety of elective orthopaedic patients.

The postholder will manage a caseload of inpatient orthopaedic patients, completing accurate and timely clinical documentation using EPR system and written notes. Applying therapists must have extensive inpatient assessment and treatment experience as well as previous experience performing a similar role within an orthopaedic inpatient setting working at Band 6.

Duties within this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing safe and timely discharge from hospital for patients
  • Carrying out independent assessment
  • Educate patients and their relatives/carers of post-operative regimes
  • Help to prevent post-operative complications
  • Prescribing complex equipment such as hoists
  • Assessment of patient progress and rehabilitation
  • Being professionally and legally responsible for own work

Skills and experience needed:

  • HCPC registration
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Relevant degree/qualification – in occupational therapy

What next?

If you are a compassionate and dedicated Occupational Therapist looking for a new role in orthopaedics, then please apply today or contact a member of our team for more information.

Why Pulse?

  • HireVue online interviews
  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomists
  • Support and advice from our dedicated and experienced team of consultants

*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.

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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