Occupational Therapist - Mental Health - East London

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An exclusive opportunity has become available for a Band 6 Mental Health Occupational Therapist to join a specialist NHS Mental Health Trust in London. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible and is to cover maternity leave.

The successful Occupational Therapist will be based in an Early Interventions Service based in East London, there will however be some travel involved as this is a community post. Given the location of the role public transport links are excellent so a car driver is not required for this role.

Case load for this role will comprise of patients referred to the early intervention service, including those with first stage psychosis. On this basis candidates must have previous Mental Health experience and be able to work independently at a Band 6 level. Supervision will be provided by the deputy lead OT and EIS senior practitioners.

Duties will include:

  • Discharge planning
  • Attending MDT meetings
  • Assessment and intervention of individuals from EIS and in-patients’ wards.
  • Supporting placement following discharge
  • Facilitating a therapeutic community group
  • Working with other healthcare professionals

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous experience within mental health
  • Ideally experience within an NHS setting
  • Relevant degree/qualification in OT
  • HCPC registration

Why Pulse?

  • Access to exclusive vacancies with our Master Vendor clients
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • HireVue online interviews
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • 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

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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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