Occupational Therapist

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Company: Pulse
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-08-05 06:18:56

Are you a compassionate Occupational Therapist looking for a new opportunity to expand your skills?

Pulse are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our well-established client’s community team based in Essex. The role is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours per week in a permanent role.

This role will involve supporting the team to provide major and minor adaptations and specialist equipment to people’s homes, to improve independence and safety. The role will involve undertaking occupational therapist assessments of the housing needs of adults and children with disabilities. The successful candidate will be asked to come up with suitable solutions to clients’ challenging problems.

The Occupational Therapist’s duties are, but not limited to:

  • Enable people with physical disabilities to be as independent and as safe as possible
  • Provide advice, arrange equipment or recommend alterations to the home; ensure safe and competent use of such equipment
  • Help people make the most of their abilities, and work with them to find solutions to the problems that limit their ability to be independent
  • Working as part of an early intervention team, preventing secondary referrals to hospital services
  • Easier and safer ways of managing everyday activities i.e. washing, dressing, household tasks and activities
  • Offer an Assessment of Carer’s or parent’s needs and provide appropriate advice as required
  • To be professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of own work, including management of patients and other professional activities
  • To be considered for this position you must have the following:

  • A relevant degree qualification in occupational therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience specialising in housing and manual handling
  • Full driver’s licence and access to own vehicle
  • Must be happy to travel and stay away from home if needed
  • What next?

    If you are an enthusiastic and empathetic Occupational Therapist looking to make a positive change to those with physical disabilities, then please apply below or contact a member of our team today.

    Why Pulse?

  • Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Access to exclusive job opportunities
  • Support and professional advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • ipoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • A variety of employment opportunities in your preferred area
  • HireVue online interviews
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Daily payroll
  • Regional Compliance Team of trained phlebotomist’s
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs; part or full time
  • £300 Recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • *Terms and Conditions apply

    Not for you but know the ideal Occupational Therapist?

    If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn a £300 cash bonus per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*.

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