Band 6 Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Bedfordshire

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Pulse now have a new opportunity for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who specialises in Mental Health, to work within an NHS trust based within Bedfordshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week from Monday to Friday.

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, innovative and caring occupational therapist that has a keen interest in promoting positive mental health. You will be responsible for assessments and interventions on an acute inpatient ward for females of working age.

Pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent is £16 – £21 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

Next steps? 
If you feel that you would be suited to this role, please apply using to form below. 

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 
• 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 

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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