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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist seeking a new LOCUM challenge? Are you looking for work to start immediately?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist for a LOCUM contract supporting the Community Therapy Service at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. This is a full-time opportunity which will run for an initial period of 12 weeks with the likelihood of extension. Part-time applications will be considered.

Job role: Band 6 Occupational Therapist
Pay Rates: £30 LTD p/h + £250 Sign Up Bonus
Location: Bicester Community Hospital, Oxford
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30-16:30
Contract: 37.5 hours per week | Will consider Part-time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment and Treatment of elderly patients at home
  • To partake in virtual MDT meetings with GPs /SWs/ Nurses / Hospital at Home service / palliative care and identify therapy needs for individuals.
  • To minimise admission to hospital and maximise potential at home using functional assessments and therapy rehabilitation skills to maximise the ability of the frail individual to be supported in their home environment.
  • Therapist should have an overall understanding of frailty in the elderly / have experience of working in the community setting / A good range of experience in co- morbidities of elderly pts / working within an MDT team with excellent communication skills.
  • To have the skills to attend pts in emergency situations who have been assessed medically by paramedics but require therapy input to avoid acute hospital admission.


  • HCPC registered
  • Occupational Therapist Qualification
  • If the role is Community-based, a car is required.
  • Experience of working with elderly in the community.
  • Experience of rehabilitation