Band 5 or 6 Elderly Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Dorset

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Pulse have a challenging new opportunity for a band 5 or 6 Occupational Therapist who specialises in Mental Health and working with the elderly in one of our well-established NHS trust based in Dorset. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week for an initial 3-months with potential to extend.

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, innovative and caring Occupational Therapist that has a keen interest in promoting positive mental health along with ability to support and encourage our elderly patients for a better and healthy life. 

The selected candidate must have a degree/diploma in occupational therapy if applying for the role along with a HCPC registration. 

The pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent will be £11- £21 per hour. (Rate will depend on banding).

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
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• Access to high-quality voluntary 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*
• 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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