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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Wheelchair – Runcorn

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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Wheelchair – Runcorn

Reference: 14700
Date posted: 11.08.2023
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Cheshire
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Are you a compassionate and dedicated Wheelchair Therapist looking for an exciting new role?

Pulse is now seeking to recruit a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who specialises in wheelchair therapy, to join a well-established team at our client’s NHS trust in Runcorn, Cheshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours per week with the placement due to end on 18.01.24.

The role will be to undertake assessments and provide wheelchairs to children and adults, ranging from basic to complex seating. Assessments of appropriate pressure relief and postural needs are also integral to this post. The service also provides powered wheelchairs, and this involves assessment and environmental assessment. As a therapist, you will be supported by a technical engineering team and external maintenance company, you will also be required to work in both clinic and external venues including schools and patient’s homes.

Duties within this role will include:

  • Providing advice on wheelchair product range for patient’s comfort
  • Manage own caseload
  • Providing advice, arranging equipment or recommending alterations to the home, to ensure safe and competent use of such equipment
  • Advising easier and safer ways of managing everyday activities i.e. washing, dressing, household tasks and activities
  • Being professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of own work

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Be HCPC registered
  • Have previous experience working within a similar role
  • Hold the relevant degree/qualifications in occupational therapy

What next?

If you are an empathetic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist looking to make a positive change to individuals with physical disabilities, then please apply today or contact a member of our expert team for more information.

Why Pulse?

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  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • Advice and support from our team of dedicated consultants
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation

*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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