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Mental Health Occupational Therapist – Hampshire

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Mental Health Occupational Therapist – Hampshire

Reference: 748
Date posted: 03.03.2021
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Hampshire
Permanent
£21.00 - £27.00 (Hourly)
Sub-sector
Occupational therapy
Professions
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 Mental Health Occupational Therapist, to join our private client’s fantastic service based in Hampshire. This vacancy is available to start as soon as possible, offering part-time hours per week in a permanent role.

The Occupational Therapist in post will be working with CAMHS, acute adult mental health and eating disorders providing specialist assessment and treatment to patients with a range of moderate to complex personality disorders. In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to our patient’s diagnosis and identified needs. 


Duties will include: 

• Manage and co-ordinate the implementation of individual treatment plans for Occupational Therapy services ensuring treatments, activities, interventions and group programmes are delivered through effective application and communication.
• Provide a range of clinical interventions and demonstrate knowledge of models of practice.
• Respond promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis.
• Maintain accurate and timely records detailing each patients progress, including robust outcome measures where possible.
• Engage actively in practice development, evaluation, audit and research activities relevant to occupational therapy and the service.
• Maintain and develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.
• Assist less experienced colleagues and occasionally provide professional supervision to students, trainees OTA’s and activity co-ordinators if needed.
• Share responsibility for ward based budgets and equipment, ensuring the serviceability of equipment and for replenishing supplies of materials for groups and activities on the ward.
• Confidentiality, security, and accuracy of patient records, data and information.

The Successful Candidate should be/have:
• A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
• Experience in the field of mental health   
• 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

Benefits
Our benefits are flexible and tailored to each individual staff. Some of the benefits we offer you include;
• A competitive salary
• Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
• Birthday Leave 
• Continuing Professional Development opportunities 
• Pension scheme with a contribution
• Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS

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.

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*. 

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.


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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