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Band 5 Occupational Therapist - Elderly Rehabilitation

Job reference: HQ00089619
Potters Bar
Up to £20.00 per hour
Contract
Occupational Therapy

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Health is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 Occupational Therapist to work within an Elderly Rehab Team based in Hertfordshire on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of occupational therapies practices and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £20 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Responsibilities/Duties:
- To provide assessment and treatment for patients.
- To act as a resource and provide advice for other health care professionals.
- To develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme for patients which will contribute to safe discharges.
- To be able to plan effective and prompt safe discharges.
- To maintain detailed and accurate OT records on SystemOne.
- To undertake a clinical caseload to a high professional standard, using knowledge and skills from theoretical and practical experience.
- To act as the patient's advocate throughout their rehabilitation programme and enable patient's empowerment through the process.
- To communicate patient related information effectively. To ensure collaborative working with the multidisciplinary team members across health and social care sectors and all members of the Trust ensuring the delivery of a co-ordinated multidisciplinary service.
- To use a range of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with patients to progress rehabilitation and treatment programmes, and to ensure an understanding of their diagnosis so that patients are supported in self-management of their condition.

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:
- Must have a relevant qualification in occupational therapy
- Registered on the HCPC
- Experience in working with elderly patients within a rehabilitation setting is essential.
- Experience of working with SystemOne and ELMS is desirable.

Contact:
This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

 
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