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Band 7 Occupational Therapist

Band 7 Occupational Therapist

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Band 7 Occupational Therapist

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Occupational Therapy

  • Contact:

    Lucy Wareham1

  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour + Umbrella

  • Job type:

    Temp/Locum

  • Contact email:

    temp.nursing@msigroupltd.com

  • Job ref:

    LW161122_1672915865

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

MSI Recruitment currently have amazing opportunities for Occupational Therapists in the Birmingham area.

We are looking for nurses who can commit to working the following hours- Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:00.

Main duties-

List of duties:

  • Effectively assess patients with highly complex neurological conditions applying specialist skills to address patient needs.
  • Identify occupational therapy goals as part of a patient's goal planning process with the patient, carer and multidisciplinary team (MDT).
  • Key work designated highly complex patients. Role includes promoting a multidisciplinary team approach, overseeing the patient needs/goals are addressed, ensuring goal planning meetings are timely and being named contact for patient, family/ carers, team and other agencies.
  • Plan and implement specialist treatment approaches for patients, with cognitive, physical and behavioural needs in conjunction with carers, MDT members, and agencies both internal and external to the service.
  • Monitor, evaluate and modify interventions for patients with multiple needs including supporting the MDT in order to measure effective intervention.
  • Demonstrating a high level of understanding on the effect of disability recommend adaptations, strategies and support for both the patient and their carers/family and multi-disciplinary team to achieve maximum rehabilitation potential, e.g. involvement of voluntary organisations, use of cognitive strategies or specific equipment.
  • Manage a defined caseload, using evidence based client centred specialist practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients with highly complex neurological needs (physical, cognitive, behavioural and social). Co-operating and coordinating with MDT ensure the programme is delivered to the highest quality.
  • Prepare and transfer modification/adaptations and strategies to the home/placement environment as part of an effective discharge package with support from the MDT.

MSI offer successful candidates the following benefits:

  • Daily payroll services
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Dedicated specialist recruitment consultant
  • On-call support team available 24 hours a day
  • Quick & easy registration
  • Nationwide client opportunities
  • Up to £200 referral scheme

We pay a referral bonus of £200 so if this role isn't right for you but you know someone who may be interested please share details of the role with them.