Occupational Therapy - Community Mental Health

London, London
£17 - £20 per hour

Occupational Therapy - Community Mental Health

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JustOT are looking to recruit a band 5 Community Mental Health Occupational Therapist for a locum position with our client in London.

The pay for this position is £17-£20 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

Job Description:

* Has a desire to focus on their OT skills while working in an Adult Community Mental Health team to serve the population of Brent.

* Keen to work holistically to meet the needs of people with Mental Health Conditions, working as part of the Multi-disciplinary team [MDT] to meet the needs of Service Users.

* Should have the ability to communicate with the MDT, present cases, take note of actions, update others in the team and use handover effectively.

* Speaking face to face but also by telephone and writing letters and reports. Maintaining accurate, timely, and concise clinical records both electronic and handwritten which adhere to the CNWL policies.

* Able to talk to people about sensitive issues in a supportive manner but also challenge others assertively where necessary.

* To advocate for the rights and needs of patients. You are expected to have the skills required to act as a professional, HCPC-registered Occupational Therapist and adhere to the RCOT Code of Conduct.

* Ability to assess complex mental health & well-being needs/conditions & develop, monitor and review care plans to facilitate an individual's recovery.

* Demonstrate knowledge and experience of standardized and non-standardized occupational therapy assessments, Knowledge of the Model of Human Occupation theory and its various assessments.

* Ability to offer a wide range of appropriate interventions and to negotiate, set and review therapy goals. Understanding of therapy outcome measures.

* Ability to manage time and conflicting demands and prioritize workload accordingly. Will be supervised by the Lead community OT.

Successful candidates must hold a degree in occupational therapy and be HCPC registered.

When you work with JustOT, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible. We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training and nationwide occupational therapy job opportunities.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

If you're interested in working as a locum with JustOT, apply now!

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