Band 7 Paediatric Occupational Therapist - Essex

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Are you an empathetic Occupational Therapist who has experience within Paediatrics?

Pulse is now seeking a band 7 Occupational Therapist to work within a paediatric service at an innovative NHS trust in Essex. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week on a permanent basis.

The therapist is responsible for assessing, identifying and reviewing a child’s occupational therapy needs as an integral part of the Multi-Professional team. This specialist assessment contributes to the child’s home-based programme which is taught to the parents/carers in order for them to implement it over the following months.

Some duties within this post will include: 

• Ensuring that young people are prepared for the transition to adult life 
• Fine motor assessments 
• Managing own caseload efficiently 
• Treating patients with complex needs, learning difficulties or biomechanical problems
• Liaising with other healthcare professionals 

Skills and experience needed: 

• Relevant degree/qualifications in occupational therapy 
• Current HCPC registration 
• Previous experience working within a Paediatric service
• Encouraging attitude 
• Ability to think outside the box 
• Be compassionate and empathetic 
• Good team work skills 

What next?

If you are an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist that has excellent communication and rapport building skills, then please apply today or contact a member of our team for more information.

Benefits Include: 

• Competitive salary 
• An individual induction on your role and expectations
• A corporate induction on company policies and basic duties
• Competitive annual leave
• Continued Professional Development (CPD)

Not for you but know the ideal Occupational Therapist?

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*.


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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