Overview

Job Title: Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Location: Jubilee ward, Upton Hospital, Slough

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 2 month placement from start date – extension possible

Working Pattern: 37.5 Monday-Friday (occasional weekend)

Shift Pattern: 08:00-16:00

Specific Skills: 

  • Working on older persons rehab ward
  • To provide Occupational Therapy input in to the in patients wards
  • To use highly developed and advanced specialist skills to prioritise workload, referring to other agencies where necessary.
  • To carry a complex, diverse caseload.
  • To be highly skilled in using and reporting on standardised and non-standardised Occupational Therapy assessment to diagnose and analyse highly complex patient needs in the context of activities of daily living.
  • To assess the need for and carry out functional assessments within patients’ homes and the ward.
  • To assimilate and use information and assessments provided by other health professionals.
  • To manage clinical and personal risk within own caseload and others within the service areas. e.g. working as a lone practitioner.