Occupational Therapist Band 6 Rehab Division, Loughborough
Military Medical Personnel
SPECIALIST OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - BAND 6 - DEFENCE MEDICAL REHABILITATION CENTRE (DMRC)
1. OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION - SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
1.1 To work as part of the consultant led team to provide highly specialist assessment and treatment of patient with complex physical and psychological problems with a range of MSK diagnoses.
1.2 To provide specialist assessment and treatment of patients with a range of diagnoses.
1.3 To be responsible for planning and prioritising own and departmental workload. To participate in organising and implementing specialist Occupational Therapy services.
1.4 To support the development and implementation policies and procedures across the Occupational Therapy service to ensure quality of service provision and evidence based practice. This includes implementation of relevant national standards and guidelines.
1.5 To provide specialist clinical advice on rehabilitation to Occupational Therapy, undergraduate students, other members of the multidisciplinary team, and external agencies/ organisations as requested.
2. STANDARDS TO WHICH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICES
2.1 To comply with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals and to the relevant professional body code.
2.2 To comply with the Code of Occupational Therapists (COT) code of ethics & professional conduct.
3. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
3.1 Must have a Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
3.2 Must be registered with HCPC.
3.3 Must be listed on the Royal College of Occupational Therapy register.
3.4 Must have a minimum of two years post graduate experience to include experience working in MSK conditions at either band 5 or band 6 as an Occupational Therapist.
4. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
4.1 Previous Ministry of Defence (MoD) experience.
4.2 Experience of working with the psychological effects of illness/injury as well as the physical.