JustOT is recruiting for an Occupational Therapist in North Lincolnshire for 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 their care. They provide care to children and young people with autism, Asperger's Syndrome and associated difficulties.
Occupational Therapist Barton Upon Humber
Autistic Adults and Children
Band 6 34K-36K Pro Rata
30 Hours a week
Start March 2019
Maternity leave cover
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 the 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.
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
*Degree in Occupational Therapy
*Relevant post-registration experience in the physical/mental/developmental health field
*Competent in core areas of Occupational Therapy
*Must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a car for work purposes
If you would like more information about this role call Everton on 0207 613 7573.