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Lead Occupational Therapist – Specialist School – Permanent

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Lead Occupational Therapist – Specialist School – Permanent

Reference: 20349
Date posted: 13.06.2024
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Cambridgeshire
Permanent
£50,000 - £60,000 (Annual)
Specialism
Occupational therapy
Sub specialism
Occupational therapist
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Description

Pulse have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Lead Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Cambridge, which is easily accessible via public transport.
 
About the role:
As a Lead Occupational Therapist, you will work independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures you will work within existing MDT and Clinical Governance structures to support the services in future development and ensuring quality assurance.

What’s in it for you as a Lead Occupational Therapist:

  • 30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • 4 day working week with full pay *T&C’s apply

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Occupational Therapist:

  • Working independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures
  • Work within existing MDT and Clinical Governance structures to support the services in future development and ensuring quality assurance
  • Help maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and ensure the pupils we support are heard, respected, and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible

What we are looking for in a Lead Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with people who have an intellectual disability and/or autism with additional needs (e.g. complex trauma, mental health needs, behaviours of concern)
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Able to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict effectively
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with adults
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Skills in the management of data are also important as the role includes collecting and analysing data to inform various pieces of service delivery, development and project work

Why work with Pulse?

  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom 

Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956

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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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