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Senior Occupational Therapist - Acute Rotation - Band 6

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Hospital, Acute
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist, Band 6
Region:
London
Location:
Medway
Salary:
£24 per hour
Posted:
25/01/2018
Job Ref:
SRM-67420

Senior Occupational Therapist - Acute Rotation - Band 6 - Medway - £23 - £24 per hour

We are currently looking for a skilled Occupational Therapist with experience of acute settings to join the team of one of our NHS clients based in Medway.  

The ideal Occupational Therapist will be working as an autonomous, experienced practitioner, to provide Occupational Therapy interventions as part of a speciality team to an agreed caseload of patients in a variety of specialities and settings on a rotational basis.  

The rotations will be within the Acute and Continuing Care Division and the successful Occupational Therapist  will undertake rotations in the Acute Surgical Specialties Team (Surgery / Vascular / Critical care / Orthopaedic Trauma & Elective) and in Adult Medicine and Care of the Elderly Team (Critical Care / General Medical / Medical Respiratory / Elderly Care and Frailty.) 

Benefits of this Senior Occupational Therapist role:

  • Gain experience in a variety of settings
  • Rotational post
  • Working in a proactive dedicated team
  • Fast paced environment  
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place 
  • Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge  
  • As an occupational therapist you must be: 
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK  

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, your role responsibilities will include: 

  • Responsibility of an allocated patient caseload /workload
  • To undertake assessment of patients including those with diverse and complex presentations and conditions: using clinical reasoning skills and assessment techniques to formulate individualised treatment plans and programme
  • To deliver individualised occupational therapy treatment programmes using a broad range of occupational therapy skills in individual and group setting. 
  • To continually reassess patient progress, adapting treatment plans accordingly, and developing discharge plans
  • To refer patients appropriately to other health and social care services
  • To communicate effectively with patients and carers and other health care professionals using a wide range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to share assessment findings, agree treatment plans, progress rehabilitation, give advice, teaching etc. This will include patients with communication and comprehension difficulties and those who may be unable to accept diagnosis /prognosis.
  • To work with, and delegate work under protocol to, Therapy Assistants and Senior Therapy Assistants.
  • To assess patients for standard and bespoke aids and appliances, request their provision and teach patients and carers in their safe application and use, assisting less senior staff where needed.

Why Liquid Personnel?  

  • Free training resources covering all your annual mandatory training requirements
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of Allied Health positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements 
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each worker you refer who we successfully place
  • “Find your own job” bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll 

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.   

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy   

Contact Details:
Tel: 0845 293 7301
Contact: Emma Brennand

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