CYPS Specialist Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and friendly team providing occupational therapy to children and young people in Gloucestershire.

Children and Young People's Occupational Therapy Services is part of an Integrated Children's Directorate providing services for children and young people with challenges to their physical health and also those with learning disability and autistic spectrum conditions within health, social care, education and the local acute hospital.

Your role will involve managing a full clinical caseload, providing assessment and implementing intervention programmes for children with a range of need. Your care planning will utilise a range of treatments, skills and options for use in the community and school settings.

HCPC registration and ability to travel within the county is essential.

Main duties of the job

Independently manage a specialist clinical caseload with support and supervision provided by senior staff via various methods e.g. face to face contact, email, telephone. This will include providing clinical assessment and the delivery of treatment programmes for children and young people with a diverse range of physical healthcare needs.

Demonstrate a commitment that the voice and lived experience of the child and young person is at the heart of all CYPS decision making and clinical care planning.

About us

The post holder will provide supervision and support to OT Support Workers as appropriate.

The post holder will liaise with other agencies including education settings, social care and voluntary agencies.

Job description Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 10th April 2023

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification Shortlisting criteria Essential
  • Demonstrate clinical knowledge and core competencies regarding providing OT care coordination/ managing caseloads including vulnerable children and young people with complex needs
Shortlisting criteria Essential
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge regarding delivering evidence based/ best practice clinical interventions within childrens community healthcare setting

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