Occupational Therapist - Urgent Response, Band 6

Location Gillingham, Kent, England
Job type Contract
Salary £25 - 26 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 165039

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work based in Gillingham, within the Urgent Response Team.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £25-£26 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Shift Pattern:

  • Working rota with other members of the team to cover weekdays, weekends, and public holidays from 7am-7pm.

Main Duties:

  • Assessment to facilitate timely discharge from acute community hospitals.
  • Assessment of patient in their own homes for admission avoidance.
  • Supervise the clinical work of OT students or support workers that may be placed with the post holder.
  • Work flexibly as an integral part of the interdisciplinary Intermediate Care Team, contributing occupational therapy skills to all parts of the team.

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy.
  • Practice Educator Training.
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience working as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and national guidelines affecting relevant practice.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of treating patients with a broad range of physical conditions.
  • Some understanding of mild/moderate dementia.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Understanding of community setting for care and functioning of integrated teams.
  • Able to travel to various sites in a timely manner.

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 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.

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. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.