Medacs Healthcare currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to start work within the Harlow area for a permanent role.
The Band 6 Occupational Therapist will be responsible for providing a high standard of assessment, advice, treatment and evaluation of patients referred to the Frailty Assessment Service. This may include patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, including dementia
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
*To use developed clinical reasoning skills to review and evaluate patient progress and their current condition at each treatment session and to amend the treatment programme as appropriate to achieve agreed goals.
*To analyse the information gained from assessments and share with the patient and the mutli -disciplinary team to facilitate identification of problems and make arrangements for a safe discharge.
*To ensure the patient understands and agrees to the treatment plan giving consent to it. This will involve negotiation and motivation skills.
*To select appropriate treatment techniques/intervention from resources available, the therapists specialist skills drawing on past experience.
*To produce clear written information / programmes for patients to follow at home or when not with a Therapist.
*To undertake home assessments according to clinical need.
This is for a permanent position and the pay rate will be between £26,041 to £34,876 depending on experience.
*Candidates must be HCPC registered
*Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
*To have completed a wide range of clinical placement and experience during training and junior posts
*Willing to give presentations/ lead teachign sessions for colleagues
*Experience of working within a multi disciplinary team
Medacs Healthcare is a leading healthcare staffing and services company providing locum, temporary and permanent healthcare recruitment, managed services, police and prison healthcare, occupational health and home care to the public and private sectors.
On top of the Band 6 Occupational Therapist position advertised we also have other locum and permanent Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist jobs available throughout the whole of the UK, so there has never been a better time to start working through Medacs Healthcare. For more information or to apply for the role advertised please contact a member of our on 01785 256605