Acute Occupational Therapist

Acute Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Acute Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Locum
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Faye Lyons
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2022 11:16

Job Description

Positive Healthcare are recruiting for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist  to start work ASAP until the end of February with the high possibility of an extension.

Skills required:

  • HCPC registered OT
  • Acute hospital experience at band 6 level
  • Worked as band 5 OT in variety of rotations, acute, community  and mental health if possible
  • Previous working experience in the  NHS
  • Confident in discharge planning in acute and specialist medicine wards
  • Effective communication with MDT
  • To able to input into frailty pathways as well other relevant caseloads
  • Complete generic physical skills assessments such as stairs assessment
  • Completion of the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) as appropriate
  • Completion of advance cognitive screening tools, access visits and discharge home visits, and prescribe OT equipment
  • Addressing ADL needs by identification of care needs and equipment
  • Referring patients to Social Services, Community Independence Service referrals and liaison to prevent admission to the downstream wards

Benefits of working with Positive Healthcare:-

You will work 1:1 with a dedicated and experienced Occupational Therapy Recruitment Consultant who has exceptional market knowledge

Quick & easy registration.

On-call support team available 24 hours a day

Free DBS check if needed

Weekly payroll.

If you’re interested in this occupational Therapy position, please send your CV to or alternatively call 0330 335 1122 for more information. Know someone that may be interested in this position? We will pay up to £
300 referral fee (Terms and conditions apply)