Band 6 Acute Occupational Therapist - Mental Health - London

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Pulse has an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist that specialises in mental health, to work within a well-established NHS trust based in London. The trust is based a short journey from the nearest train station and there is also onsite staff car parking available. Successful candidates will work closely with the ward teams to facilitate safe and effective discharge planning.

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 at the beginning of January, working 3 days per week for an initial 3-months.  

Duties will include: 
• Care-coordinating 
• Discharge planning 
• Attending MDT meetings 
• Assessment of patient progress
• Treating patients for illnesses such as, psychotic disorders, eating disorders or dementia 
• Managing own caseload
• Writing reposts and recommendations 
• 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)
• Free training – we also offer 1:1 mandatory training 
• Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• HireVue online interviews 
• SRE team of trained phlebotomist’s 
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
• First class service from our team of dedicated consultants
*Terms and conditions apply 

If you feel this role is suited to you, please apply using the form below. 

Recommend a friend to Pulse and 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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