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Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist in Neuro-rehabilitation

Posted 9 days 16 hours ago by NHS Professionals

£19.10 - £30.56 Hourly
Not Specified
Lancashire, Rochdale, United Kingdom, OL111
Job Description

Job Title: Specialist Occupational Therapist in Neuro-rehabilitation

Grade: Band 6

Trust: Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Rochdale Infirmary

Ward/Dept: Community Neuro-Rehabilitation Team

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Pay rate: £19.10-£30.56 (uplifts for weekends and Bank Holidays)

End Date: 6 Weeks

Northern Carer Alliance NHS Foundation Trust are currently seeking organised and motivated candidates to fulfil occupational therapy opportunities within Community Neuro-Rehabilitation Team under a long-term placement contract.

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills looking to embark on a new opportunity within the NHS? If so, we would like to hear from you today!

The Post holder will ideally have previous NHS experience, previous experience in Neurological rehabilitation, Knowledge, and experience of managing patients with an acquired neurological condition is essential. They must be able to demonstrate initiative and prioritise a complex workload whilst working both as a autonomous and practitioner and as part of a team.

You will be responsible for providing specialist complex multi-factorial clinical assessments, Occupational Therapy treatment and advice to stroke/ neuro clients in the community as part of the Community Neuro-rehabilitation Team

Main Duties of the Job:

  • Evaluate and interpret clinical and non-clinical facts using highly developed clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills to clinically diagnose, formulate and implement treatment programmes and pathways of care. Intervention will be delivered in a manner that reflects choice, privacy, dignity and individuality choosing from an extensive range of treatment modalities, manual therapy techniques and disease management options.
  • Clinical knowledge, expertise and highly developed communication skills to reassure, persuade, motivate and empower patients and to provide support to families and carers.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of treatments in relation to the rehabilitation goals and modify this accordingly as treatment progresses.

The Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • HCPC registration
  • BSc/equivalent occupational Therapist qualification
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Practices in accordance with the professional, ethical, and legal codes of the Health & Care Professions Council
  • (HCPC), and Trust and NHS protocols and guidelines

About the Trust:

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. We are now one of the largest NHS providers in the country, working together as a group since 2016 and formally established on 1 October 2021.

Patients and service users may receive a range of integrated health and social care services at their home or in their community or be treated and cared for in one of our four hospitals - Salford Royal Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary or Fairfield General Hospital in Bury. Our aim is to deliver consistently high standards of care to them all.

Who are NHS Professionals?

If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with Trusts to develop a 'Bank' of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.

Why NHS Professionals?

We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local Trust and the NHS. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
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