Occupational Therapist - Band 5 - Permanent

Posted 30 August 2023
Salary £28407 - £34581 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Community OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Band 5 Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Boston, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As an Occupational Therapist, you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the service to patients is planned, delivered and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service.

What’s in it for you as an Occupational Therapist:
  • NHS Pension: A generous and flexible pension scheme with contributions from us as your employer
  • Annual Leave: Starting at 27 days a year, rising to 33 days after 10 years plus eight bank holidays (for staff covered by Agenda for Change)
  • Flexible working & career breaks: Helping you match work and home life ask about reduced hours, compressed hours, flexible working, term-time only working, job sharing and unpaid leave
  • Bank working: The chance to work extra hours at enhanced rates and well pay you weekly ideal if your income needs a quick boost
  • Relocation packages: If a relocation package is offered for the role, you could qualify for expenses of up to 25% of your starting salary
  • Family & Childcare including on-site nurseries at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston, maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave following a set period of employment
  • Health & Wellbeing including mindfulness, counselling, mental health first aid, health check MOTs, physiotherapy, eye tests
  • Learning & Development including Lincolnshire Talent Academy, leadership training, medical education, clinical education, Lincolnshire clinical research and GP speciality training programme
  • Discounts & Salary Sacrifice including Cycle2Work, car lease scheme, home electronics and wider wallet
  • Rewards & Recognition including staff awards, long service awards, retirement awards, examples of excellence and staff lottery

Your main responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist:
  • To be responsible for a defined caseload providing a high standard of Occupational Therapy to patients experiencing problems with their occupational performance. Together with the individual, assess needs, agree goals, implement intervention plans and evaluate progress
  • To provide effective Occupational Therapy to patients within the clinical area. With supervision from a Senior Occupational Therapist / Team Lead
  • To assess patients requiring Occupational Therapy and be responsible for planning, delivery and evaluation of their intervention
  • To be responsible for organising and prioritising designated caseload, demonstrating effective clinical reasoning, with support from the Senior Occupational Therapist
  • To contribute to clinical decision-making related to patient care through active participation in communication networks, which may include multi-disciplinary meetings, case conference or providing written reports
  • To provide supportive and sensitive communication, written and verbal advice to patients, carers and staff, whilst demonstrating an understanding of the nature and effects of some information and of barriers to effective communication e.g. sensory impairment
What we are looking for in an Occupational Therapist:
  • HCPC Registration
  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience working with older patients
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com
Please 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.