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Band 6 – Occupational Therapist – Paediatric – Enfield

Reference: 15653
Date posted: 18.10.2023
Job details
Greater London
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
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 Occupational Therapist to work within a paediatric service at an innovative NHS trust based in Enfield, Middlesex. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering part-time hours for an ongoing period.  

The OT will be required to liaise closely with the health visiting team i.e. training for Health visitors of childhood occupations and how they can best support families that they work with, training on how to identify when a child may need more specialist intervention and how to refer on. The OT will also  carry out ‘drop in’ clinics at health visitors centre for parents attending the clinic to give advice and support as needed. The postholder will provide training for parents about child occupations (0-5 years of age) and how to support their child’s development, they may also be required to hold their own caseload. Applying therapists should preferably have worked already with the UK as a children’s OT.

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 – Ideally NHS
  • 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 experienced consultants’ team
  • Different payment options – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme*
  • Daily payroll
  • iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app
  • HireVue online interviews
  • Access to high-quality voluntary training
  • Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors
  • Regional compliance team of trained phlebotomist’s
  • Streamlined compliance process utilising new technology

*terms and conditions apply

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*.

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.

 


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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