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Occupational Therapist – Permanent

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Occupational Therapist – Permanent

Reference: 22136
Date posted: 28.05.2024
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Essex
Permanent
£70,000 - £70,000 (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 Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Harlow , which is easily accessible via public transport.
 
About the role:
As an Occupational Therapist,  you will provide skilful intervention to infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses with a focus on improving the client’s development in the areas of fine and gross motor skills, play skills, social skills, and self-care skills within the professional scope of practice.

Your main responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist:

  • Assess, diagnose, and treat pediatric motor and sensory impairments; document deficits.
  • Evaluate physical conditions, develop treatment plans, and adapt environments for improved function.
  • Apply various practice frameworks (neurodevelopmental, biomechanical, etc.) and therapy techniques.
  • Train patients/caregivers in using assistive and mobility devices; prescribe home exercise programs.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and write evaluation and progress reports.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and build rapport with clients.
  • Manage schedules productively and contribute to clinical practice development.
  • Follow professional, legal, and ethical guidelines; engage in ongoing professional development.

What we are looking for in an Occupational Therapist:

  • A recognised professional degree qualification in Occupational Health 
  • HCPC Registered 
  • Minimum qualifications include completion of an Occupational Therapy degree, from an accredited University
  • Strong clinical experience – at least 2 years post graduate OT experience preferred, preferably in a pediatric setting with exposure to children with disabilities
  • Background clearance by the DOJ and FBI
  • Annual TB test clearance
  • CPR and First Aid certificates
  • Current license with the appropriate licensing board
  • Good physical health and fitness and the ability to lift up to 50lbs, extended periods of standing and/or sitting on the floor
  • Demonstrates the ability to take on additional responsibilities with time, including assessment and development of treatment plans for more complex cases, supervision of therapy aides/volunteers and additional clinic responsibilities
  • Ability to travel for periods of time for training/treating may be required

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 Shanice on 020 7749 8280

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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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