JustOT are looking to recruit an experienced Band 6 Community Neuro Occupational Therapist on behalf of our popular client based in Birmingham.
Band RequiredBand 6
Job RoleSenior Occupational Therapist on the Community Neuro Unit
Expected duration of booking1 month
Shift Pattern/Working hoursMonday to Friday, 0800-1600, 37.5 hrs
List of duties:
*Assess patient's occupational therapy needs, plan, carry out and coordinate an individual treatment plan using sound clinical reasoning skills and evidence-based practice.
*Provide assessment and analysis of rehabilitation, social and care needs of complex patients as part of the IDT, referring on to outside agencies / professionals in discussion with senior members of staff.
*Coordinate patient's treatment plans as part of goal setting process.
*Act as a PA by coordinating and leading the provision and organisation of their interdisciplinary goal-focused rehabilitation programme. Acting as point of contact for patients, carers and outside agencies.
*Will assess and request a wide range of equipment needs making appropriate referrals or requests to a number of organisations within the region.
*Liaise effectively with wheelchair services in order to meet patients, mobility, postural and tissue viability needs.
*Transport and fit equipment as necessary to client's home / work / leisure area.
*Deal sensitively with clients and carers / families coping with difficult diagnoses or with long term / degenerative conditions.
*Undertake and advise on clinical risk assessments and home visits.
*Assess for, order and provide activities of daily living equipment for individual patients and to ensure safe use of equipment such as wheelchairs and manual handling devices.
*Refer to and advise services responsible for long-term issue and maintenance of equipment as appropriate.
*Not available for this position Why not recommend a friend or colleague and earn a £250 referral bonus on successful placement (terms and qualifying period apply)*
There are many benefits working as a Locum OT with JustOT, these include:
*Free online training
*Specialist support from our friendly consultants
*Job opportunities nationwide
*DBS check reimbursed
*Accommodation if required