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Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Beverley
Salary
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking to recruit an experienced creative Allied Health Professional who has Sensory Integration Practitioner status, and who is passionate about supporting children, young people and their families were sensory processing differences are having an impact on their lives. This role is an exciting opportunity enabling you to further develop your career and to be part of a forward thinking dedicated team who strive to provide a high standard of service using sensory based approaches.

The Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust Sensory Processing Service covers Hull and East Riding with an office base in Beverley and clinic spaces in Hull and Beverley. The service works with to meet the needs of children and young people aged between 0-18 years old who present with Sensory Processing differences that are having an impact on their daily function.

This post will involve completion of consultations, sensory assessments and relevant treatment plans, developing and providing training in sensory processing and supervising others. The role involves service development to identify and meet the needs of those accessing the service.

Main duties of the job

The service is continuing to grow and evolve in response to the local need. This is an exciting time to come and join the team and be a part of further shaping the direction of the service.

Induction, training, professional development, and regular supervision will be available to the successful applicant.

You will be working collaboratively with qualified and unqualified members of the team to develop and build on your existing skills and knowledge. You will be expected to work autonomously and manage your own time effectively. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop specialist skills in Sensory Processing and Neurodiverse conditions. The sensory processing service works collaboratively with Education, Social Care and other providers in the city of Hull, East Riding and the wider community, as appropriate.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy or Physiotherapy
  • Educated to Masters Level or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experiential learning/experience
  • Sensory Integration Qualifications - minimum SI Education (SI Network) level 3 or ASI wise CLASI Certification (Module 6)


Desirable

  • Advanced/expert clinical qualification e.g. Sensory Attachment
  • Prepared to undertake or hold an accredited leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice
  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area to advanced level of post-graduate diploma or equivalent knowledge /experiential learning
  • Evidence of advanced practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development


Desirable

  • A breadth of clinical practice including clinically specialising in the field where the post is held
  • Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced/expert level
  • Ability to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships


Knowledge

Essential

  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Care Act etc
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical AHP practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Evidence of Implementation of Sensory Assessments and clinical practice


Desirable

  • Member of specialist interest group/network, locally or nationally
  • Advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and audits within identified clinical area.


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hawthorne Court

St Marys Lane

Beverley

HU17 7AS

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338-6219109-24

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