Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist

Orpington, Greater London, England
BR6 0UF
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 29.553 - 36.265 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 29.553 - 36.265 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
10 Jun 2022
Closes
9 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



Clinical
  • To assess and treat patients with complex needs who would benefit from specialist intervention provided by an Occupational Therapist, both in a hospital and in community settings.


  • To prioritise and accept appropriate referrals.


  • To plan, organise and implement appropriate treatment programs.


  • To complete and record risk assessment appropriately and act upon this.


  • To implement treatment within local guidelines, Royal College of Occupational Therapy standards and clinical governance.


  • To plan and implement individual and/or group interventions, in collaboration with clients and carers, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals.


  • To select evidence based techniques as part of a coordinated treatment program.


  • To reflect on treatment provided and adapt treatment accordingly.


  • To advise clients and carers on specific aids, equipment and adaptations and recommend provisions.


  • To respect the individuality, values, culture and religious diversity of clients and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.


  • To work as an autonomous practitioner and display appropriate problem solving, analytical and judgement skills.


  • To comply with all relevant trust policies, procedures and guidelines, including those relating to equal opportunities, health and safety and confidentiality of information.



Communication and Documentation
  • To communicate complex information to patients who may have barriers to understanding


  • To communicate complex and emotive information to patients’ families and carers, and support with discussions and decisions around care planning and discharge


  • To make appropriate clinical observations and keep accurate records of assessments and interventions in accordance with local and national guidelines.


  • To compile clear assessment reports and recommendations for future care, for the multi-disciplinary team and other external agencies.


  • To actively contribute and coordinate multi-disciplinary working, including client related meetings e.g. case conference.



Service Development
  • To have an awareness of service development initiatives and support with projects within the team as required



Professional Ethics
  • To comply with the RCOT Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and national and local policies and procedures.


Professional Development
  • To demonstrate ongoing personal development through participation in internal and external development opportunities, recording learning outcomes in a portfolio.



Research
  • To broaden research and development skills through participation in local audit and research projects as required.



GENERAL

The post holder has a general duty of care for their own health, safety and well-being and that of work colleagues, visitors and patients within the hospital, in addition to any specific risk management or clinical governance accountabilities associated with this post.

To observe the rules, policies, procedures and standards of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust together with all relevant statutory and professional obligations.

To observe and maintain strict confidentiality of personal information relating to patients and staff.

To be responsible, with management support, for their own personal development and to actively contribute to the development of colleagues.

This job description is intended as a guide to the general scope of duties and is not intended to be definitive or restrictive. It is expected that some of the duties will change over time and this description will be subject to review in consultation with the post holder.

All employees must hold an ‘ Apply’ email account which will be the Trust’s formal route for email communication. You are therefore required to check this regularly and to deal with such communication promptly.

Infection Control Statement

The post holder has an important responsibility for and contribution to make to infection control and must be familiar with the infection control and h

Ref: PRUH3780

Job Details

Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist

Orpington, Greater London, Englandd King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 29.553 - 36.265 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
10 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Jul 2022

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