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Locum Band 5 Neuro Occupational Therapist – West London


Somers Town


£20/hour Weekly Pay


Posted: 19/11/2022

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Locum Band 5 Neuro Occupational Therapist – West London

IMC Locums are the new age healthcare agency, we pride ourselves on delivering healthcare recruitment better.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a locum Occupational Therapist to join a leading teaching hospital, based in West London. They are seeking a qualified Therapist to work on a Neuro ward.

Job Description

* To work within a teams of 2 other OT's, 3 physiotherapists and 2 rehabilitation assistants on a 17 bed inpatient neuro rehabilitation ward. Applicants are expected to:

* To have an understanding and prior experience working with Neurological conditions as band 5 or student.

* To assess and treat patients, addressing quality of life, physical, cognitive, affective, social and environmental issues either on an individual or a group basis, utilising a range of therapeutic skills in accordance with devised treatment plans, both in hospital and in the community.

* To prioritise factors involved in the Clients presenting condition through clinical reasoning based on knowledge of current professional opinion, Clients progress and other physical, social, emotional and mental health issues.

* To use a client centred approach and to set treatment goals that focus on the strengths and the needs of the patient/client.

* To ensure that the Client and/or their carer have an understanding of treatment protocols and to ensure that there is informed consent to examination and treatment as required by the Trust or Social Services.

* To devise and manage a treatment plan individual to a Clients presenting condition through, the use of functional rehabilitation, adaptation, equipment provision, education, health promotion and cognitive or psychological approaches.

* To contribute, as part of the multi-disciplinary team to the discharge planning process, to enable clients to be discharged safely, with the relevant Occupational Therapy intervention completed in a timely manner.

* Following discussion with a Senior, to use knowledge of other multidisciplinary roles and external agencies to ensure effective referral management and achieve best Client care.

* To prescribe, delegate and monitor the work of Rehabilitation Assistants/ OT Technicians or Support Workers and countersign documentation if required.

* To manage clinical risk in own caseload and ensure that therapy/rehabilitation assistants and students comply, e.g. manual handling, risk assessment and local policy regarding lone working.

Position Requirements

* HCPC Registered

* Minimum of 6 Months postgraduate experience

* Previous clinical experience performing a similar role within a Neuro setting.

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