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Occupational Therapist

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated band 6 occupational therapist with an interest in supporting discharge planning and rehabilitation to patients that have transferred from the acute sector to the short stay beds based in care homes within Oxfordshire. This opportunity is open to candidates who are ready to progress their career to a band 6 role with the support of our therapy lead or an existing band 6 that wishes to gain valuable experience working with both the acute and community sectors.

Part time working will also be considered.

Main duties of the job

You will be supporting the multidisciplinary team including our patient and families toward discharge. This will include timely assessments and providing rehabilitation plans and providing care planning with the care home staff and our therapy assistants. We complete home assessments with our patients and access visits as required. you will be feeding back to the MDT your findings and outcomes of assessments.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work autonomously as a member of the multi-professional team supporting patients in the Short Stay Hub Care Home beds.

To provide an Occupational Therapy (OT) service to Short Stay Hub bed patients.

To support Therapy Assistants to manage the rehabilitation and reablement of patients.

To plan and prioritise own caseload.

leadership, guidance, supervision and development for junior staff, unregistered staff and students.

To provide timely specific Occupational Therapy reports and other patient related correspondence according to the quality standards of the service and Professional Standards.

To develop clinically related administrative duties .

To be able to function in a multidisciplinary team identifying unique skills of Occupational Therapists.

To work closely with associated specialities within the hospital and community.

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Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust


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