Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Practitioner

Mental Health / Inpatient
Band 6
Oxfordshire, South Central
£24 - £27 per hour

Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Practitioner

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JustOT are looking to recruit a band 6 Mental Health Occupational Therapist for a locum position with our client in Oxfordshire.

The pay for this position is £24- £27 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an on going duration.

As part of a small team, the postholder will
* Contribute to delivering the primary care mental health service model. This includes the provision of integrated physical and mental health care in a designated Primary Care Network within Oxfordshire.
* Work as part of the MDT to support and advise the Primary Care Team in triage, assessment and treatment of patients needing mental health support.
* Accept referrals direct from primary care via an agreed route, promote early assessment / treatment, and ensure robust relationships and links with other community-based services.
* Work with adults (18+) with severe / significant mental illness, whose mental health needs can be best met within primary care and whose difficulties are best understood within a biopsychosocial model.
* Work closely with colleagues in specialist community mental health services to ensure smooth transitions between teams and services and facilitate an 'easy in, easy out' approach to improve access to evidence-based interventions.
* Facilitate mental health and 'strengths - based' assessments in primary care and support the Primary Care Team in accessing appropriate level of services.
* Supervise and support junior colleagues within the team.

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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