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Childrens Occupational Therapist

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Depending on experience Dependent on experience
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are looking to recruit a motivated and compassionate Occupational Therapist with paediatric experience to assess and provide intervention for Children with functional difficulties. If you're passionate and enthusiastic about working with children then this is the Post for you. The successful candidate will join our Countywide Team providing specialist assessment and intervention within nurseries, schools, homes and clinics.

Main duties of the job

  • Complete holistic OT assessments and provide goal focussed intervention
  • To modify and evaluate intervention using outcome measures
  • To follow department and clinical guidelines
  • Effectively manage a complex and integrated caseload
  • Work in a range of settings across the County
  • To complete a range of Standardised assessments as appropriate
  • Working alongside team members and MDT
  • Maintain CPD and learning opportunities
  • To access and provide supervision
  • Maintain accurate record keeping


About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

NHFT promotes a culture of learning to improve the care and safety of our patients and staff, which focuses on people who enable our Trust to be 'outstanding' by supporting opportunity, innovation, development and growth.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification

from application

Essential

  • Bsc OT degree
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience of working with children
  • Car driver
  • Knowledge of OT assessments
  • Knowledge of Childrens Community Equipment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Caseload management


Desirable

  • Post Grad experience
  • Additional relevant training


from application form

Essential

  • car driver


Desirable

  • Transferable skills


from interview

Essential

  • Demonstrates clear knowledge of OT process
  • Understanding of local and national policy affecting role


Desirable

  • Provides evidence of involvement in Research
  • Experience of Audits


Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Address

Countywide

Northamptonshire

NN3 6NP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

270-TF221-ACS

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