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Band 6 Occupational Therapist – Community Paediatrics – Watford

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist – Community Paediatrics – Watford

Reference: 19819
Date posted: 12.03.2024
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Hertfordshire
Temporary/ locum
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

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

Pulse is now seeking a Band 6 Community Paediatric Occupational Therapist to work within a Paediatric service at an innovative NHS trust based in Watford, Hertfordshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an ongoing period.

The successful Occupational Therapist will provide a specialist Occupational Therapy assessment, treatment, intervention and advice service for children with a variety of learning and physical disabilities, associated sensory and communication difficulties. This may include working within the Child Development Centres, mainstream and special schools, nurseries and play groups, families’ homes and visits to other services such as the wheelchair clinic.

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 similar setting
  • 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.

Why Pulse?

  • First class support and advice from our team of dedicated and experienced consultants
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • Have access to ipoint our Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Variety of work opportunities in both the NHS and private sectors
  • Access to high-quality CPD training events
  • Different payment methods available PAYE, Umbrella, PSC and LTD

*terms and conditions apply

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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.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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