Occupational Therapist - Band 6 Intermediate Care

Location Gillingham, Kent, England
Job type Contract
Salary £26 - 27 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 160480

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Band 6 Intermediate Care Occupational Therapist to work based in Gillingham.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £26-£27 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Work as an Occupational Therapist within the intermediate care team, providing occupational therapy for patients who require Intermediate Care in the community.

  • Assessment to facilitate timely discharge from acute community hospitals and assessment of patient in their own homes for admission avoidance.

  • Supervise the clinical work of Occupational Therapy students or support workers that may be placed with the post holder.

  • Work flexibly as in integral part of the interdisciplinary Intermediate Care Team, contributing occupational therapy skills to all parts of the team.

  • Participate in a working rota with other members of the team to cover weekdays, weekends, and public holidays from 07:00 to 19:00.

  • Lead within a service to demonstrate safe manual handling, manoeuvring of wheelchairs and use of hoists, when handling clients with disabilities.

  • Liaise with health and social care professionals regarding patient care, treatment progress and discharge planning.

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy.

  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist.

  • Recent post qualifying experience working as an Occupational Therapist, including experience in a broad range at junior level, responding to demand/prioritising work/managing a caseload, and community work.

  • Post Graduate training.

  • Practice Educator Training.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll

  • Free DBS and compliance service

  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies

  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive occupational therapy knowledge

  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place

  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us

  • Clinical governance support

  • In house payroll system

  • Revalidation

  • Industry-leading shift booking system

  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands

This Band 6 Intermediate Care Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Sebastian Dunbar; if you are interested in this position please click above 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.