Band 6 Discharge Occupational Therapist – Buckinghamshire

by | 16/05/2024

Role At A Glance

Profession: Occupational Therapy
Date Posted: 16/05/2024
Location: Buckinghamshire
Start Date: 01/01/1970
Type: Locum
Closing Date: 15/06/2024
Salary: £27 per hour

Locum Band 6 Discharge Occupational Therapist Buckinghamshire

IMC Locums are the new age healthcare agency, we pride ourselves on delivering healthcare recruitment better.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a locum Occupational Therapist to join a leading teaching hospital, based in Buckinghamshire. They are seeking a qualified Occupational Therapist with previous Discharge experience.

Job Description

1. Provide expert clinical advice and support with complex hospital discharges.
2. Responsible for the provision of leadership and clinical supervision of Therapists within the service.
3. Work across health and social care to prevent avoidable, unplanned hospital admission and prevent re-admission.
4. Hold a caseload of patients.
5. Provide professional and personal support for other Home 1st staff and colleagues to work to build and maintain a cohesive team focus.
6. Assess and implement specialist Therapy treatments and programmes.
7. To use analytical and judgment skills on a variety of Therapy-related problems.
8. To gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with people who cannot consent to treatment.
9. Encourage participation of people’s families and carers in decision-making and planning mutually agreed objectives.
10. Work in collaboration with other Home 1st Leads to ensure the delivery of a coordinated multidisciplinary activity, and organize changes to working practice.
11. Propose and implement team polices/amend team policies, which may impact on other members of the Multidisciplinary team.
12. Provide day-to-day Management support to the Therapy team, including participation in recruitment, appraisal and performance management.
13. To be responsible for the safe and competent use of all appropriate equipment, to initiate regular audits, including training and competencies for unqualified staff.
14. Updates client’s records using an electronic database.
15. Have responsibility for the monitoring and prioritization and allocation of work across the Therapy team.
16. Establish and maintain a high profile and proactive partnership with Milton Keynes University Hospital Foundation Trust (MKUHFT) and Milton Keynes Council (MKC) to support and contribute to the development of improved services for the people of Milton Keynes along with the achievement of organisational strategic objectives.
17. To lead on CQC activity in partnership with the team including NICE guidance.
18. Be responsible for ensuring that appropriate systems are in place to ensure that there is effective assessment, care planning and review of people referred to intermediate care services.
19. This will include supporting and implementing the principles of interdisciplinary working and person-centred care planning.
20. Acquire an understanding of clinical and HR policy and procedures within CNWL.
21. Ensure Therapists working in the service have personal development plans and annual appraisals.
22. Co-ordinate duty rotas, annual leave and training, in accordance with the relevant leave policy to ensure adequate staffing for the continued effective functioning of the service.
23.To ensure all agreed policies and procedures are met, including Health and Safety

Position Requirements

• HCPC Registered
• Minimum of two years postgraduate experience
• Previous clinical experience performing a similar role within a Occupational Therapy setting

Benefits of Working of IMC

• Highly competitive rates of pay
• 3 month (minimum) locum assignment to start as soon as possible
• Full time hours (Monday – Friday)
• The successful candidate will be working within a strong team.
• FREE fast track registration
• Exclusive contracts available
• CPD annual contribution

To apply, please put your details forward for this job directly or click our fast track registration link through the IMC Locums website – OR you can contact me on or call me on 0203 982 2985 or WhatsApp me on +44 7483915661.

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