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Senior Occupational Therapist Barton Upon Humber

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  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Grade: Band 6
  • Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum
  • Location: Lincolnshire, East Midlands
  • Start Date: 28th Sep '18
  • Duration: Fixed Term Contract
  • Reference No: J74719

Senior Occupational Therapist Barton Upon Humber
Fixed-Term Contract (30 hours per week)
£34,000 - £36,000 pro rata
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Service Overview
Our client is a DfE registered school and OFSTED rated children's home offering a purpose-built service specially designed to meet the educational and development needs of the children in our care. They provide care to children and young people with autism, Asperger's Syndrome and associated difficulties. Based in Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, we are within easy reach of Barton, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Hull and surrounding towns.

Job Summary and Duties
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the role of Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist reports to the Clinical Lead and has responsibility for managing a specialist Occupational Therapy service to children with autism and learning difficulties. Working with children individually in specialist treatment areas or within classroom-based sessions, you will have a key role in shaping the way Occupational Therapy is delivered in our Service with a strong emphasis on sensory processing and motor development. Involved in the assessments of students with diverse presentations, you will identify their individual sensory, physical, social and environmental needs whilst supporting the development and delivery of individualised intervention programmes to help learning and to enable meaningful engagement in activities, social interaction and relationships. You will model standards of best practice and the principles of Clinical Governance within your professional activities.

Offered on a Full Time, Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave, this role works 30 hours per week. The role would suit a qualified Occupational Therapist with knowledge of ASD or similar.
In brief, your role will involve:

*Providing evidence based assessments and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive transition
*Formulating and delivering on individual Occupational Therapy intervention programmes, using your knowledge of evidence based practice and intervention options and using clinical assessment, reasoning and intervention skills to include motor sensory cognitive/perceptual assessments
*Evaluating client progress, reassessing and altering intervention programmes as required
*Representing the occupational therapy service or individual clients at multi-disciplinary meetings to ensure the delivery of integrated occupational therapy intervention by discussing client care, progress and involvement in transition planning

Key Skills Required

*HCPC Registered
*Experience of working with our specific client group.
*Specialist knowledge of OT assessments and interventions
*Experience of representing occupational therapy within the context of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency treatment and care

To apply, or for further information, please call Sean on 0207 045 3325

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