Band 5 Occupational Therpaist (NHS) KHFT - Bank - Kingston Upon Thames

Are you looking for a change or seeking a new job? Kingston Hospital Trust are seeking experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Bank to join the Occupational Therapy team.

The Band 5 rotational Occupational Therapy post offers newly qualified Occupational Therapists the opportunity of gaining experience in a variety of acute inpatient clinical settings including care of the elderly, stroke, specialist medicine and orthopaedics & surgery. The post holder will provide high quality occupational therapy assessments and interventions to a wide variety of patients in liaison with the multidisciplinary team and community partners.

The job role is primarily Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm (37.5 hours per week); however the post holder will also be expected to contribute to the weekend rota.

As a Band 5 Occupational Therapist you will be responsible

 

- To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own clinical and professional work, including the management of patients in your care;

- To undertake comprehensive occupational therapy assessments of patients with a range of health and social care needs for presentations including but not limited to; medical and respiratory pathologies, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, gastrointestinal conditions, frailty, falls and stroke;

- To gather relevant medical, clinical and social information and analyse and interpret all information gained to guide intervention;

- Formulate and deliver an occupational therapy treatment programme based on sound knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options, using clinical assessment and reasoning skills;

- To plan and implement individual and/or group interventions, in collaboration with patients, using graded activity to achieve their therapeutic goals;

- Assess patient understanding of treatment and gain valid consent. To have the ability to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to conse9nt to treatment;

Hourly Rate ranging from £18.15 (Including WTD0 to £29.04.

Please don't hesitate to contact staff bank at Kingston Hospital if you wish to speak more about the role please call us on 03335773411 or email us on kingston@bankpartners.co.uk.

If you are interested in the role please apply.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.