Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Mental Health - Lancashire

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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Mental Health Occupational Therapist, to join our fantastic NHS Client’s community team based in Lancashire. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an initial 3-month period.

Our client is seeking a band 6 OT with previous experience of working within mental health and community settings. You must hold the relevant qualifications and be HCPC registered to be considered for this role.

Duties will include:

  • Care-coordinating
  • Attending MDT meetings
  • Contribute to the holistic assessment of physical and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Assessment and intervention of individual patients needs and progress.
  • Treating patients for illnesses such as, psychotic disorders, eating disorders or dementia
  • Working with other healthcare professionals

The successful candidate will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing care to older adults with a range of organic and psychiatric conditions. Previous experience in a similar environment is essential to be considered.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous experience within mental health
  • Previous experience working within the community
  • Relevant degree/qualification in OT
  • HCPC registration
  • As this is a community role a car driver would be desirable

What next?

If you feel you are suited to this role, please apply today or contact our team for more information.

Benefits of locum work:

  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors
  • Expand your skill set more quickly
  • Flexible hours of work

Why Pulse?

  • Online interviews via HireVue
  • First class support and advice from our specialist consultant teams
  • iPoint – Electronic Timesheet smartphone app
  • Assistance with travel and finding accommodation
  • Streamlined compliance process, utilising new online technology
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*

*Terms and conditions

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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