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Band 7 – Occupational Therapist – Elderly Care – Reading

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Band 7 – Occupational Therapist – Elderly Care – Reading

Reference: 13831
Date posted: 05.07.2023
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Berkshire
Temporary/ locum
Band 7
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate Occupational Therapist seeking a new role?

Our client is looking for a locum Band 7 Occupational Therapist to join the Elderly Care team at a well-established NHS trust, based in Reading, Berkshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours with the placement due to end on 30.09.23.

The appointed Occupational Therapist will use expert occupational therapy knowledge and advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide specialist support and advice to the occupational therapy team and other healthcare staff, and to manage own caseload of patients with highly complex conditions as an autonomous practitioner. The postholder will undertake home visits to facilitate discharges from hospital.

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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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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