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West London Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Posted 4 days 11 hours ago by London Children's Practice

Permanent
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical Jobs
London, Kensington And Chelsea, United Kingdom, SW3 4QS
Job Description

Job Title:

Occupational Therapist (HCPC registered) for Children and Young People

Location:

West London

Salary:

£45,000 dependent on experience.

Contract:

Summer Contract with the following benefits:

  • 5 weeks off in the school summer break
  • 22 days of annual leave + years of service allowance pro rata
  • 1 CPD day to use towards training.
  • Exclusive discounts within Benefit Hub
  • Competitive medical insurance rates
  • A block of free counselling sessions
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric care purchase scheme
  • A "Moment in Time" day a year to use as you please.
  • Life assurance
  • Critical illness cover

We are dedicated to providing our staff with the support they need to succeed.

Part time or Term-time contracts considered.

Contract commencement, September 2024

Hours:

37.5 Hour Week

Flexible working across 6 days (Monday-Saturday)

What are we looking for?

Enthusiastic, motivated, and creative Occupational Therapists of all levels. For those looking to make the move to Paediatrics or newly graduated, we have a Paediatric induction and mentoring program to give you the knowledge and tools for success in your role.

We have the capacity to sponsor candidates who require a visa, so if you're interested, please get in touch.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • HCPC and RCOT registration
  • Bachelor's or Master's in Occupational Therapy

Desirable:

Experience working within specialist paediatric setting.

  • Experience working within school settings.
  • Experiencing completing assessments for Education, Health, and Care plans
  • Specialist CPD and/or training

Role Overview:

The Paediatric Occupational Therapist plays a pivotal role in assessing the needs of a variety of students for Education and Health Care Plans (EHCPs) and providing targeted and specialist interventions to support their development. You will be working within a variety of school environments and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and teaching staff to ensure holistic care and imbedded interventions. Additionally, the role involves training and upskilling teaching staff to effectively support students' occupational therapy goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of students' sensory, motor, and self-care skills to determine eligibility for Occupational Therapy provision within their EHCP.
  • Develop and implement individualised intervention plans to address students' specific needs and facilitate their participation in school activities.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers, parents, and other professionals to integrate occupational therapy goals into students' educational plans and learning environment.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and evaluation of intervention effectiveness, adjusting plans as necessary to optimise outcomes.
  • Conduct training and support to teaching staff on strategies and techniques to promote students' functional skills and independence within the classroom setting.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of assessments, case notes, annual review reports and intervention plans in accordance with regulatory standards and LCP policies.
  • Participate actively in multidisciplinary meetings to contribute expertise and ensure coordinated care for students with complex needs.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily school-based with opportunity to work within the clinic setting.
  • Regular interaction with students, teachers, and other professionals in a collaborative team working environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Opportunity to do your administration from home.

London Children's Practice - Why Choose Us?

At the London Children's Practice, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care to children and families, and we believe in supporting our team members every step of the way. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider joining us:

Training Opportunities:

We are committed to the ongoing professional development of our staff. As a member of our team, you'll have access to a wide range of training opportunities tailored to your individual interests and career goals. Whether you're a new graduate or an experienced practitioner, we'll provide the support you need to continue growing and advancing in your field.

Wellbeing Support:

We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance and prioritising employee wellbeing. That's why we offer comprehensive support services to help you thrive both personally and professionally. From employee assistance programs to wellness initiatives, we're here to ensure that you feel supported and valued every day.

Paediatric Induction and Mentoring Program:

Are you a recent graduate looking to kickstart your career in paediatric therapy? Our new graduate program is designed to provide you with the mentorship and support you need to transition smoothly into your role. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside experienced practitioners, gain hands-on experience, and receive guidance every step of the way.

Clinical Development:

We believe in investing in our team members' professional growth and development. That's why we offer regular in-house training sessions, workshops, and supervision support tailored to your level of experience. Whether you're just starting out or have years of experience under your belt, we'll help you continue to refine your skills and stay up to date on the latest best practices in paediatric therapy.

We look forward to welcoming passionate candidates to join our team and make a positive impact.

At LCP, we are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

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