JustOT is recruiting for a junior paediatric OT for a Family Centre in North London that brings together early education, childcare, health and family services. Visitors can benefit from the Centre's many facilities and groups including the Nursery, Binoh, Unity and Family Support, as well as a sensory room and the deli, where food and drink is prepared by service users.
Junior Occupational therapist Job North London
Salary up to 29K DOE pro rata
Part time 32 hours
Fixed 1 year contract
The job purpose -
The Occupational Therapist will provide intervention to children with special educational needs (aged 2 to 11 years), in mainstream settings as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The role will consist of managing an independent caseload of children, providing assessment, treatment, home/school programs, and will include the opportunity to provide training into schools.
The post offers the opportunity for both clinic and school-based interventions. Applicants should have proven clinical experience in paediatrics.
Your main duties will include -
1. To effectively manage assigned caseload and own appointment timetable with support, to achieve agreed productivity levels. To maintain high standards of time management.
2. To maintain accurate, succinct and timely records in accordance with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and HCPC guidelines. To adhere to internal policies and procedures for administration, IT, record keeping, data management and billing. To ensure adherence to all legal requirements for data management and storage.
3. With the support of more experienced members of the team, to undertake occupational therapy assessment, using standardised and non-standardised assessment and demonstrating sound clinical reasoning for assessment recommendations.
4. To deliver occupational therapy to individual/groups of children and young people with special educational needs, and provide advice and support to their families and schools. To provide these services at centres and at schools. To work within the boundaries of your skills and experience, seeking appropriate support from the occupational therapy team to ensure safe delivery of occupational therapy services.
To be considered for the post you must be registered with the HPC, have a BSC in occupational therapy, proven experience working with children of special needs status as a occupational therapist, clean driving licence, and training in Bobath and or Sensory Integration is desirable.
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, and standard company benefits e.g. holiday and sick pay etc...etc..
If you would like to apply call Everton on 0207 613 7573 for more info.