Paediatric Learning Disabilities Occupational Therapist - Nottinghamshire

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Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist who has previous experience working with paediatric learning disabilities?

If so, we have an amazing new opportunity for you! Our client is seeking an OT to join their paediatric learning disabilities service based in Nottingham. This opportunity will be available for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible, working one day a week for an initial 3 month period with view to extend.  

As this is a paediatric role, it is essential that you have previous experience of working within a paediatric setting. You will be working with a varied caseload of children with learning disabilities such as Autism,  so you must have experience working within a similar setting and client group.

The pay rates shown are for Umbrella payment method. The PAYE equivalent will be £19 - £29 per hour.

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:

  • Current HCPC registration
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Previous experience of neuro disability, early intervention, and developmental delay is required.
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Full licence and access to own vehicle
  • Relevant degree/qualifications in occupational therapy

Why Pulse?

  • First class support and advice from our experienced consultants team
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • Daily payroll
  • HireVue online interviews
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist’s
  • Streamlined compliance process utilising new technology

*terms and conditions apply

Not for you but know the ideal candidate?

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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