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Occupational Therapist – Luton area

Job Ref:
FH18810 
Location:
Luton 
Employment Type:
Permanent 
Sectors:
Healthcare, Nurse, Occupational health Nurse
Salary:
  TBC
Published:
07/10/2019
Date End:
 
Start Date:
13/10/2020
Job Description:
  • Full-time contract
  • Band 5/6/7 Salary depending on experience
  • Excellent benefits including NHS pension, great access to healthcare benefits, discounts, offers and bonus plus much more 

Flame Health are currently working with a very popular Health care company who are looking for an Occupational Therapist in Luton

This role is to work as a specialised Occupational Therapist within the Community, covering the Luton area and responding to referrals
You will be responsible for managing your own caseload whilst providing a high standard of care and Occupational Therapy service to patients with diverse, often complex conditions and multiple pathologies.  Working autonomously  as a  practitioner you will be assessing, planning and delivering patient centered care to a specialist level to prevent hospital admission, facilitate timely discharge and maximize function and quality of life to enable people to remain in their own home. Also performing comprehensive assessments of patients with diverse presentations, complex physical and psychological conditions and multi-pathologies using clinical reasoning skills

Responsibilities within this role will include:

  • Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals and gain valid informed consent
  • Working within the local clinical guidelines and Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT) guidelines
  • Be responsible for maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient treatment records
  • Performing assessments of patients
  • Formulate and deliver specialised individual occupational therapy  treatment programmes
  • Manage clinical risk within patient caseload.
  • Formulate accurate prognoses for rehabilitation and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive discharge plans, liaising with relevant professionals as appropriate.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Postgraduate experience in physical health.
  • Experience of student and junior supervision

To apply for this role or enquire about additional Occupational Therapist roles throughout the UK please contact Clare Brazill on 0115 8114365 or alternatively email clare.brazill@flamehealth.com

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