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Band 6 - Paediatric OT - Community and Schools

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Occupational Therapy Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
29,000 to 36,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Cordant Care
Job Ref:

A new and challenging permanent, full time job opportunity has become available for a Band 6 Paediatric Occupational Therapist in North Hampshire. Our client, a leading NHS Trust is looking for an experienced professional to join their Children's Therapy Services team. For this job you would be predominantly covering Basingstoke and Aldershot. The salary is AFC Band 6 equivalent so will be based on experience and qualification.

The main duty of the job is to provide a specialist service to children and young people who may have complex needs while working as an autonomous practitioner. Typical caseloads include a range of needs including neuro disability, developmental delay, MSK and neuro muscular conditions and developmental coordination disorders.

Other duties of the job include prioritising and re-prioritising an evolving caseload based on urgent requests and referrals while balancing other patient related and professional activities inline with the patient's needs. As a senior team member you'll assist in training and developing junior OT's and students to a graduate level.

Due to the nature of the job clear and concise communication skills both verbal and in writing will be essential to your success. At times you will be managing conflict and potentially stressful, upsetting and emotional situations so and understanding and empathetic manner is crucial to deal with emotional parents and guardians to deliver challenging news.

As the successful candidate it's expected that you would have highly advanced organisational skills to allow you to maintain intense concentration for prolonged periods of time while analysing auditory, visual and kinaesthetic aspects of a child's functional ability on a daily basis as an integral part of assessing and treating their conditions.

To be considered for the job it is a prerequisite that you will hold a degree, diploma or equivalent in Occupational Therapy combined with a current HCPC registration and ideally be a member of BAOT. Prior experience of working within a range of Paediatric settings specifically within disorders and delays while working autonomously in a challenging environment will be key to your success.

In return for your successful application you will receive a competitive salary and pension scheme along with a generous holiday allowance. You'll be encouraged to continually develop professionally in a supportive environment with an experienced team of professionals.

So if you are looking for a new opportunity where you will be given the freedom to manage your own time in a constructive manner while being challenged and also rewarded on a daily basis then we want to hear from you.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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