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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Orthopaedics – West Bromwich

Reference: 15093
Date posted: 07.09.2023
Job details
Staffordshire
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 Trauma & Orthopaedic experience, to join our NHS client’s team based in West Bromwich, Staffordshire. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an ongoing period.

The trust require an Occupational Therapist with experience in T&O who are competent in completing access visits, ordering equipment and completing manual handling Ax. The postholder will be based in the Hospital but may need to travel to patient homes to complete access visits, as such access to a car would be ideal but not essential. The successful candidate will conduct thorough assessments of patients with orthopaedic conditions, formulate treatment plans, and provide evidence-based interventions to improve their functional independence and quality of life.

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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