Band 6 Occupational Therapist - CAMHS - Berkshire

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Are you a compassionate Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills?

Pulse is now actively seeking an empathetic CAMHS Occupational Therapist to be welcomed into our NHS client’s team based in Berkshire. This role is available for the therapist to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an initial 6-month period.

The candidate should have excellent report writing skills and experience of contributing to the EHCP process. They should also have previous experience of working with this age group and be able to support children with sensory difficulties, a variety of developmental as well as complex physical needs who attend either mainstream or special schools. 

Duties may include:

• Independently carry out mental health assessments on young people referred to the CAMHS team
• Work as part of a multidisciplinary team 
• Carry out 1:1 and group interventions 
• Provide treatment plans for young people/children who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties
• Independently assess risk and develop discharge safety plans
• Provide training, support and consultation to the team working with the young person 
• Attend child focused meetings and contributing to risk management plans and placement plans

To be considered for this role you must: 

• Have a relevant degree qualification in Occupational Therapy 
• Be HCPC registered 
• Ability to use electronic patient records
• Be able to build rapport with service users of all ages
• Be an excellent team player

What next?

If you are enthusiastic about Occupational Therapy and want to provide a positive change to children and young people, then please apply today or contact a member of our team for more information.

Why Pulse?

• Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• Daily payroll
• Electronic timesheet submissions via our ipoint app
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• Advice and support from our dedicated and experienced consultants
• Streamlined compliance process utilising new online technology 
• Assistance with travel and accommodation 
• HireVue online interviews
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
*Terms and Conditions apply

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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