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Acute Occupational Therapist

Acute Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Acute Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Locum
Location: London
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Faye Lyons
Contact Email: faye.lyons@positive-healthcare.co.uk
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 faye.lyons@positive-healthcare.co.uk 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)