Paediatric Social Services Occupational Therapist

Paediatric / Social Ot
Band 6
Berkshire, South Central
Up to £40 per hour

Paediatric Social Services Occupational Therapist

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JustOT are looking to recruit a Paediatric Social Services Occupational Therapist for a locum position with our client in Berkshire.

The pay for this position is £40 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our Disabled children's team to

Arrange assessment of Occupational Therapy needs for services and to work collaboratively with children and families to meet the identified needs of individuals and to confirm in writing with the client the agreed objectives and expected outcomes.
* To involve parents/carers in the process and take into account their needs as well as those of the client.
* To carry a caseload and provide advice, support and advocacy according to OT expertise for clients and carers, as appropriate.
* To negotiate the delivery of services with providers and other Agencies e.g. specialist adaptive equipment suppliers, home improvement agency and Housing
* To work collaboratively with other professionals around the child and families eg. social workers, physiotherapists and community nurses
* To identify with the Senior/Assistant Team Manager the level of resources required and where necessary provide clinical reasoning to support provision. To consider cost effectiveness in relation to service delivery.
* To monitor the progress of the written objectives and outcomes taking into account the child's/families views and needs using a flexible approach.
* To participate in other activities which would benefit from the application of OT professional skills, e.g. working parties, special service developments, policy formulation, group work and community development work.
* To inform the management team of specific unmet needs or inadequate budgetary provision and where appropriate seeking alternative sources
* To maintain up to date electronic case records and fulfil departmental procedures and statutory duties
* To ensure OT professional standards are met in accordance with HCPC and COT Code of Ethics
* To actively participate in professional supervision
* To carry out other tasks as required
* To promote equality as an integral part of the role, treating everyone with fairness and dignity.
* To comply with our health and safety policies, procedures and rules, taking reasonable care of self and others.
* To adhere to the standards set out in our competency framework

Hybrid role with 2 days in the office.
Own transport is required.

Successful candidates must hold a degree in occupational therapy and be HCPC registered.

When you work with JustOT, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible.

We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training and nationwide occupational therapy job opportunities.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

If you're interested in working as a locum with JustOT, apply now!

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