Occupational Therapist - Band 6 Paediatrics - Bedfordshire

Recruiter
Piers Meadows Recruitment
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
21 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Ref
1705471792
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Piers Meadows Recruitment are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapis to work both remotely and with some work from a base in Bedfordshire.

Our client is looking into planning provision to meet winter pressures.

Required:

We are looking for a Band 6 Paediatric OT for approximately 6 months.

The work would mainly involve assessment of children with functional difficulties e.g. eating, dressing, recording information in school with coordination difficulties. Rather than children requiring seating or equipment for those with a physical disability. They would therefore have to have experience of using standard and non-standardised assessments used with this group of children.

Due to Covid we are mainly using virtual platforms for assessment and face to face only where essential.

Our client operate from a Child Development Centre, and a Children and Young People's Centre, but there will also be a need to see and provide advice to children in their educational settings.

This is a Band 6 post.

Desired experience:
  • NHS Paediatric experience at Band 6 level, or strong equivalent of overseas experience.
  • Essential qualifications/skills:
    • Degree in Occupational Therapy
    • HCPC registered
    • Available to start asap /next few weeks

Excellent skills in communication, time management, organisation and a flexible and proactive approach to all aspects of this post are essential.

This is a full-time role with a competitive pay rate, but we will also consider part-time candidates.

This position is scheduled to start in approximately 2 - 3 weeks, however they're able to wait if you need to work your notice period of circa a month.

If you are interested, please reply to this advert with your CV, or contact Michael at Piers Meadows.

You must be a HCPC registered PT to be eligible for this role.

Our agency can help with the cost of an DBS, Health Certificate and mandatory training should you not already have these in place.