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Date Added: Fri 17/03/2023

Specialist Occupational Therapist - Palliative Care

West End, NW8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £34926 per annum

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialist Occupational Therapist - Palliative Care to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London. You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is one of the UK's largest independent charitable hospitals. Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff

**To be considered for this position you must hold an Occupational Therapy degree and be registered with HCPC**

As the Specialist Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Have overall accountability for the planning and management of own complex and specialised caseload of
  • Use expert specialist knowledge to undertake complex therapy assessments
  • Provide expert therapeutic advice to patients, carers and clinicians using evidence based practice
  • Use highly advanced communication and behaviour change skills
  • Continuously assess, evaluate and review objectives and desired outcomes in collaboration with the patient, any carers and multidisciplinary team
  • Make recommendations to colleagues and members of the MDT
  • Play an active role in discharge planning of patients in the MDT
  • To assist the Occupational Therapy Lead/Inpatient Team Lead in the development and implementation of organisational and departmental policies and procedures and be involved in reviewing and updating as appropriate

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Evidence of post graduate professional development
  • Evidence of study or intending to study at master's level
  • Member of specialist interest group
  • Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate training
  • Experience of working with an array of patients in the inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy setting
  • Experience of a wide range of approaches for the management of complex patients

The successful Specialist Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £34,926 pro rata. This exciting position is a Part Time role working 26.25 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Ongoing development and training
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Generous private healthcare cover
  • Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension
  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

Reference ID: 5959

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on #removed# or send your CV

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