Our client in Surrey is looking for a Paediatric OT to work in a school setting
Band 6 Occupational Therapist
£30,000-£34,000 per annum
Car driver required
Our client in Surrey is looking for a Paediatric OT to join their team
You will be required -
To provide specialist Occupational Therapy Services to children 0-16 years. Children attending community schools who present with a variety of diagnosis, including, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Dyspraxia, Cerebral Palsy, Dyslexia, Speech and Language delay/disorders, global developmental delay or neurological disorders.
This role will involve travelling to schools in surrounding boroughs to work with individual children to meet their EHCP/Statement provision. In the school setting the Therapist will be involved in assessment, report writing and formulation of appropriate intervention plans in line with their identified needs.
The Therapist will take equipment from clinic and set up a temporary treatment space within the school setting enabling them to work with children on identified goals. The number of children in each school may vary from one child (one visit) to a full unit of children who may be seen over a number of days per week.
The applicant must be a car driver as this is a community role.
1.To be responsible as an autonomous practitioner to undertake and manage a full clinical workload and schedule.
2.To undertake assessments of children, using both standardised and informal assessment tools.
3.To demonstrate developing clinical reasoning and ability to interpret assessment data and write clinical assessment reports.
4.To devise child/family centred treatment plans through use of goal setting, considering a wide range of treatment techniques, grading activities to ensure that the individual's full potential is developed or maintained.
5.To provide a high standard of clinical record keeping.
6.To provide an effective high quality service to all children and families.
7.To communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team to promote the safety of children and the management of risk.
8.To communicate clearly and professionally with parents in relation to their child's needs and the services available to them.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327