Band 5 Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Hertfordshire

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Are you an empathetic Occupational Therapist with a keen interest in mental health?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Mental Health Occupational Therapist, to join our fantastic NHS client’s Mental Health service based in Kent. This is a permanent vacancy which is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week.

The Occupational Therapist in post will manage a defined caseload of clients across 2 wards, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.

Duties will include:

  • Care-coordinating
  • Attending MDT meetings
  • Contribute to the holistic assessment of physical and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Assessment and intervention of individual patients needs and progress.
  • Treating patients for a range of moderate to complex mental health conditions
  • Working with other healthcare professionals

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous experience within mental health
  • Previous experience working within the community
  • Relevant degree/qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration

What next?

If you are an Occupational Therapist that has excellent communication and rapport building skills and would like to create a positive change to those with mental health difficulties, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible.

Benefits Include:

  • Salary: £24,500 - £26,500 PA
  • Onsite support and supervision from the Head of Occupational Therapy
  • Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised meals
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities


Not for you but know the ideal Occupational Therapist?

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*.


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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