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Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: SHM 106
  • Location: Boston, Lincolnshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: Occupational Therapists needed, with immediate start to work within Boston.

We are looking to recruit a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to work within the Orthopaedic and surgical wards.

The post holder will act as a source of clinical expertise/advice and guidance for families, carers and other members of the Frailty team.

This is a temporary three-month contract- likely to be extended with full-time hours (however part-time will be considered)

Daily roles include,

- Observing and recording patient's condition to provide home care packages
- To communicate complex and sensitive information to families, carers and staff (both from the Occupational Therapy Service and from other agencies) regarding diagnoses, both established and evolving and future expectations for function, gaining co-operation and compliance with the on-going management.
- To assess and reassess the needs of the patient, analysing and interpreting the information gathered to provide a diagnosis or contribute to the diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan.
- Assessing for eligibility housing options assessments and recommending re-housing and/ or adaptations
- Devising rehabilitation programmes in order to develop skills
- Provide clear and precise instructions on aftercare of a patient
- Being organised by managing own caseload
- Making hospital referrals
- Discharge planning
- Be able to deal with equipment in assisting daily living

Essential Skills,

- Minimum of 1 year OT experience in the NHS.
- Former experience within the role is essential
- HCPC registration
- Relevant degree/qualification
- Excellent Communication skills including Verbal, Non-verbal and written

If you think this is you and would like to play a key role in maintaining peoples wellness, don't hesitate to apply!

Note: If you have a colleague or friend who may be interested in the following role, Service Care Health offer a £250 pound bonus for referrals.

For more information about this role, please contact Sophie at Service Care Health on 01772 208 961 or at

The benefits of Service Care Health:
* Twice weekly payroll runs ensuring weekly pay
* Ltd & PAYE payment options available
* £250 training allowance
* Competitive pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists consultants offering a single point of contact
* National provider of Healthcare staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
* Professional compliance solutions available
* Uniforms provided