Occupational Therapy Job Summary:
We are a national independent Occupational Therapy Practice, with our head office based in Hook, Hampshire. Due to continued business growth we are looking to recruit a part-time Paediatric OT to join the team. This is a permanent, part-time, (15 to 22.5 hours per week), community-based role to provide OT coverage in London and the South East area. This role offers a certain degree of flexibility as to the working days/hours, and may suit term time only working.
It requires an Occupational Therapist who has excellent experience in paediatrics to work with children and young people, particularly in the areas of sensory integration, ASD and motor skills. Experience of working with complex physical impairments including neuro disability would be advantageous.
The role involves assessing children at home or school and preparing comprehensive clinical assessment reports and recommendations, back with strong clinical reasoning. The therapist will need to provide the recommended OT intervention for each client such as sensory diets, OT programmes, 1:1 therapy sessions (at either home, education setting or both settings), parent/ school staff training etc, depending on each client’s individual needs.
The following skills and qualifications will be required/desirable:
Fully qualified, HCPC registered Occupational Therapist
At least 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in paediatric occupational therapy (Band 6 equivalent)
Minimum of Sensory Integration Level 1
Experience in private practice is desirable but not essential
As a community-based role the therapist will need their own vehicle and full/clean driving license
Competent with computers and online technology (tech savvy)
Excellent written skills. With particular reference to report writing
What we offer you
You will have the support of our office-based clinical team for supervision and guidance on active cases and access to training/CPD. An induction/training period will be provided.
We pride ourselves on being a caring and friendly, but professional company. We believe the growth of our business to date is directly attributed to ensuring our values are at the core of everything we do.
This role offers a certain degree of flexibility as to working hours/days, and may suit term time only working. This is an employed role, offering a competitive salary (pro-rata), 23 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata), healthcare scheme, mobile phone, laptop and other staff benefits.
If you are interested in this role and would like to find out more, please contact our HR Director, Wendy Giles directly.
No recruitment agencies please.
Salary: £28,000.00 to £32,000.00 pro-rata per year