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Band 5 – Occupational Therapist – Acute Mental Health – London – Newly qualified candidate applications are welcomed

Reference: 15572
Date posted: 12.10.2023
Job details
London
Temporary/ locum
Band 5
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Are you an empathetic Occupational Therapist with a keen interest in mental health?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Band 5 Acute Mental Health Occupational Therapist to join our fantastic NHS client in London. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours per week in a locum role with the placement due to end on 29.12.23. As this is a band 5 position, our client will also welcome Newly Qualified Occupational Therapists as well as experienced candidates.

As an Acute Mental Health Occupational Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals with acute mental health conditions. You will work closely with a multidisciplinary team to assess and provide therapeutic interventions for patients, helping them regain their independence and improve their overall quality of life. Applying therapists should have previous acute mental health experience 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 a range of moderate to complex mental health conditions
  • Working with other healthcare professionals

The Successful Candidate should be/have:

  • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
  • They need to have experience of working in mental health due to the complex nature of the patients.
  • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to manage highly demanding clinical presentation

What next?

If you are an Occupational Therapist that has excellent communication and rapport building skills and would like to create a positive change to those with mental health difficulties, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible.

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 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*.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

 


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.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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