Locum Band 6 CPN/Occupational Therapist

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Locum Band 6 CPN/Occupational Therapist

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    CPN

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:

    Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.

  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

  • Job ref:

    WL07

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

​Our clients in West London are looking to urgently recruit a Locum Band 6 CPN or Occupational Therapist to join their MINT Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Job Description
  • Demonstrable experience of Post qualifying work in psychiatry.
  • Experience of supervising junior staff within own and/or other disciplines
  • Knowledge of counselling skills/cognitive behavioural skills, psychosocial interventions
  • Knowledge of recovery approaches as used with those with mental health conditions
  • Ability to interpret research and apply to practice
  • Specialist knowledge of mental health conditions as well as their relationship to physical disorders
  • Assessment and treatment of Deliberate Self Harm
  • Risk assessment/management and crisis intervention skills
  • Use of psychosocial assessment methods
  • Higher level communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to engage challenging and/or acutely distressed patients in potentially hostile and/or antagonistic situations and use de-escalation techniques effectively
  • Sufficient clinical knowledge to be able to make autonomous decisions, based on an analysis of complex presenting problems and judgement about available options, with senior clinical support/supervision
  • Team/self management and organisation skills that enable a number of complex activities and clinical work to be undertaken, revising and adjusting these according to the needs of individual patients and the service
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to frequently work under pressure and maintain intense concentration, particularly in unpredictable situations where there will be exposure to highly distressed and/or disturbed patients, often exhibiting challenging behaviours and the risk of physical violence
  • Ability to meet deadlines
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants)or alternatively please email recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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