Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Mental Health - Staffordshire

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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Mental Health Occupational Therapist, to join our fantastic NHS Client’s team based in Staffordshire. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering 30 hours work each week for an initial 3-4 month period.  

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

The post holder will provide Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment interventions to adults with acute mental health needs within an inpatient or community setting. This is a senior position, therefore you will also work as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide advice to the team.

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

Why Pulse?

  • Daily payroll
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist’s
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • First class service from our team of dedicated consultants
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • HireVue online interviews
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app

*Terms and conditions apply

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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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