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Band 7 Occupational Therapist Job Bedford

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  • Speciality: Acute Medical services
  • Grade: Band 7
  • Salary: £31000 - £43000 per annum
  • Location: Bedfordshire, Beds and Herts
  • Start Date: 27th Mar '17
  • Duration: PERM
  • Reference No: J59583

Occupational Therapist Job Bedfordshire
Band 7
Neuro/Acute Medical
Salary 31K - 43K
Start ASAP

JustOT is recruiting for an exciting opportunity based in Bedfordshire at a local hospital. You will be a clinical specialist Occupational Therapist in an acute medical team and you will provide Clinical Navigation to the service.

You will assess patients, plan and implement interventions in an acute and rapid manner thus embedding the navigation ethos within A&E front door and on the main wards. You will be the representative of the team in presentations and meeting with internal and external agencies. You will be responsible for rosters and report to the Medical team leader.

Your key responsibilities
*To liaise with the Occupational Therapy Professional Lead regarding the provision of Occupational Therapy.
*To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs using evidence based practice.
*To assess, treat and discharge patients in close co-operation with the multi-disciplinary team.
*To supervise OT's. OT Technicians and Assistants and OT students.
*To promote and participate in evidence based research activities and audit.
*To be responsible for induction, training, supervision and appraisal of junior staff and students.
*To provide leadership for junior staff through supervision and appraisal.
*To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of OT services within a designated team.

To be considered for this role you must have -
*A bachelor / diploma in Occupational therapy
*Full HCPC registration
*Successfully completed Supervisory and/or Management training
*Proven experience in a neurological and acute medical setting
*A capacity to oversee and lead junior members of a staff.

In return you will be offered -
*Parking and transport
*Staff wellbeing
*Staff development
*Pension scheme
*Childcare vouchers
*Benefits and discounts

If you would like more information get in contact with Everton on 0207 613 7573.

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