Band 5 Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Ilford

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Are you a band 5 Occupational Therapist looking for an exciting new role?

Pulse now have the new opportunity for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist who specialises in mental health, to work within a well-established NHS trust based in Essex. 

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, innovative and caring Occupational Therapist that has a keen interest in promoting positive mental health. 

The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering 3 days per week on a permanent basis.

The pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent will be £12 - £17 per hour.

Duties will include: 
• Care-coordinating 
• Discharge planning 
• Attending MDT meetings 
• Contribute to the holistic assessment of physical and mental wellbeing needs.
• Assessment of patient progress
• Treating patients for illnesses such as, psychotic disorders, eating disorders or dementia 
• Independently manage own caseload
• Working with other healthcare professionals 

Skills and experience needed: 
• Previous experience within mental health 
• Relevant degree/qualification in OT 
• HCPC registration

In return, Pulse can offer you: 
• Daily payroll
• Assistance with travel and accommodation
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• Free training – we also offer 1:1 mandatory training 
• Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• HireVue online interviews 
• Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist’s 
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• Streamlined compliance process using new online technology 
• First class service from our team of dedicated consultants
*Terms and conditions apply 

Not for you but know the ideal candidate?
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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