Occupational Therapist - Paediatric

Band 6
Surrey, South East Coast
£30000 - £34000 per annum

Occupational Therapist - Paediatric

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Our client has a fantastic permanent Paediatric Occupational Therapist opportunity to work in Hampshire.

My client is look for an ot to provide specialist Occupational Therapy Services to children 3-18 years attending the
Children may present with a variety of diagnosis, including, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Speech and Language delay/disorders.


Paediatric Occupational Therapist - Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary : £30,000-£34,000 per annum (Negotiable)
Hours: Full time
Client group: Children - 3 11 yrs. old.

Job Role:

1. To be responsible as an autonomous practitioner to undertake a clinical workload.
2. To undertake assessments of children, using both standardised and non-standardised assessment tools.
3. To demonstrate clinical reasoning and the ability to interpret assessment data and write clinical assessment reports.
4. To devise child/family centred treatment plans through use of goal attainment scaling, considering a wide range of treatment techniques and grading activities to ensure that the individual's full potential is developed or maintained.
5. To conduct 1:1 and small group treatment sessions in school.
6. To provide a high standard of clinical record keeping.
7. To provide an effective high-quality service to all children and families.
8. To communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team to promote the safety of children and the management of risk.


* Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy skills e.g., breaking bad news or explaining upsetting conditions to patients / families
* Demonstrates excellent analytical and reflection skills at clinical levels
* Well-developed concentration skills and ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions of a complex nature
* Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written, of complex information to other professionals
* Demonstrates high level of computer literacy to enable effective data collection, report and document writing
* Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills


* Demonstrates ability to work at high level of autonomy
* Flexible and fun personality
* Approachable and amenable
* Flexible to meet the demands of the service
* Team Player and willing to support others


* Recognised Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
* Health Professions Council - Licence to Practice
* Evidence of successful completion of a range of other short courses at post graduate level
* Evidence of attendance at other specialist course relevant to paediatrics


* Clinical experience of wide range of paediatric work in clinical or educational settings
* Co-ordination of intervention planning in paediatrics
* Clinical experience of working with children with a wide range of needs including Autistic Spectrum disorders, Dyspraxia, Sensory Processing Disorder and neurological disorders.

Please contact paruil.patel@justot.co.uk for more information and JD

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