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Occupational Therapist

Location:South West England, South West, EnglandSalary: £25 per hourJob Reference: DM28
Day Webster are currently recruiting a Band 6 Occupational Therapist for the below position

Role: Occupational Therapist

Grade: Band 6

Location: Yeovil Therapy Team

Length: 6-12 months

Hours:  Full time

Preferred start date: ASAP


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the Therapy Team of Yeovil District Hospital. The successful individual would be expected work within an experienced Team involving Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants and be competent to provide Occupational therapy management for patients across the acute setting.
  • Provide a specialised and up to date Occupational Therapy service in Acute Occupational Therapy with support to develop into a specialist area if they have a preference.
  • Provide clinical support, guidance and supervision for band 5 staff, students and Rehabilitation Assistants working within the Team
  • Provide assistance to the Team Leads in the planning, co-ordinating, delivery and evaluation of the Acute Occupational Therapy service
  • Deputise when necessary on behalf of the Team lead on both clinical issues and managerial duties within the Team
  • Play an active role in the development of Rotational Band 6 and Band 5 Occupational Therapists , students and Rehabilitation Assistants
  • Have a broad understanding of Occupational Therapy specialities and of wider departmental/ professional issues.
  • To use specialist clinical reasoning to predict achievable outcomes of treatment and to recommend the best course of intervention, developing comprehensive treatment plans, in conjunction with other professions and agencies
  • To be responsible on a daily basis for the allocation of clinical work to the Rehabilitation Assistants
  • To manage clinical risk within own patient caseload and take action to effectively manage identified risks
  • To play a key role in planning and implementing timely discharge in conjunction with other professionals and agencies
  • To communicate effectively and work collaboratively with medical, nursing, social services and therapy colleagues to ensure delivery of a coordinated multidisciplinary service
  • To be responsible for organising, prioritising and planning your own caseload, including supporting staff under your supervision
  • To manage clinical time effectively by caseload prioritisation. Meeting patients’ needs and balancing this with other patient related activities and professional responsibilities, both planned and unplanned

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Day Webster Group currently have positions throughout the United Kingdon, Channel Islands, and Republic of Ireland for AHP/HSS Professionals of all Bands between 3 – 8c; If this isn’t the right role for you and you would be eager to speak to a Specialist Industry expert to discuss your personal requirements and further roles available.

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About Day Webster Group

As one of the UK’s largest healthcare recruitment agencies, Day Webster Group are not only about filling positions; we're about building careers and fostering a community of professionals dedicated to excellence in healthcare.

Since 2009, Day Webster Group has stood out for our innovative approach, earning numerous awards, including placements on The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list and regional Best Companies to Work For. Recognised for our commitment to excellence and our deep appreciation for the vital roles our staff play, we support our team members at every step, offering opportunities for those looking for new challenges or aiming to make a significant impact in various healthcare settings.