Occupational Therapist – Home First Assessor

  • London
  • £26 - £27 per hour
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 6

Posted March 18, 2024

Job title: Occupational Therapist – Home First Assessor

Location: London

Hours: 37.5

Band: Band 6

Job Description

Are you an experienced occupational therapist looking for an exciting new locum position? We’re working with an outstanding NHS trust who is seeking a HCPC registered individual to join their team.

You will undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies, working collaboratively within the specialist multi-disciplinary team.

Working alongside transfer of care Hubs to promote an efficient, effective discharge from hospital to the patient’s own home, bringing a holistic therapeutic approach to the multi-disciplinary team, concentrating specifically on admission avoidance strategies and interventions.

You will be responsible for a designated caseload of patients, where you will implement and evaluate treatment plans, and coordinate interventions within Home First & Urgent Community Response, liaising with health, and adult social care, working in partnership with primary and secondary care, social prescribers, and other external agencies to ensure the delivery of a high-quality service, and facilitate effective discharge from the Home First Service.

The ideal candidate will have recent NHS experience, enhanced DBS and must have right to work in the UK as well as be HCPC registered.

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 for every allied health professional recommendation

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