Band 6 Occupational Therapist - London

Posted 12 December 2023
Salary £24 - £27 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social services OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

The Occupational Therapy team at Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist in London. If successful, you will be working full-time hours from Monday to Friday. Previous working experience in NHS is essential for this role.

Position: Occupational Therapist
Banding: 6
Payrate: £24-27 per hour
Location: London
Hours: Full time
Duration: 3 months contract
Essential skills:
  • HCPC registered
  • To undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies
  • To work collaboratively within the specialist multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • To work with the acute Multi-Disciplinary Team & Transfer of Care Hubs to promote an efficient, effective discharge from hospital to the patient’s own home
  • To bring a holistic therapeutic approach to the multi-disciplinary team
  • Concentrating specifically on admission avoidance strategies and interventions
  • To have a role in the responsibility for the management of patients care pathway through the CIS services
  • To be responsible for a designated caseload of patients, where you will implement and evaluate treatment plans, and coordinate interventions within Home First & Urgent Community Response
  • To liaise with health, and adult social care, working in partnership with primary and secondary care, social prescribers, and other external agencies to ensure the delivery of a high-quality service, and facilitate effective discharge from the Home First Service
  • To work across Home First and Urgent Community Response caseloads, depending on service needs
  • To provide a specialist service to patients in their own home/usual residence
  • To communicate effectively with patients and carers and allied agencies to maximise discharge and recovery potential and to ensure understanding of condition
  • Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy
NOTE: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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