Benefits of the role as a Paediatrics Occupational Therapist:
- Excellent Pay Rates
The successful Occupational Therapist will have experience of:
- Paediatric experience in relation to equipment provision and manual handling
- Recommending equipment and adaptations
- advising on specialist equipment to assist with daily activities
- Supporting parents and care workers with implementation and use of equipment
- Liaising with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, equipment suppliers and architects, as well as patients' families, carers and teachers
- Writing reports and attending multidisciplinary case meetings to plan and review on going treatment
Role Responsibilities as a Paediatrics Occupational Therapist:
- Managing a caseload, prioritising needs, and completing administrative tasks
- Provide professional advice and guidance to other staff in the Directorate and multi-agency staff on aspects of disability to enhance the decision making process for the appropriate provision of services with the resources available.
- Initiate and develop close joint working with statutory agencies, local housing providers, District Councils, Home Improvement Agencies, Health Authorities, Acute and Community Trusts, voluntary and private agencies and the independent sector to facilitate an effective service delivery
- Ensure that information systems and records are effectively maintained to provide reliable, up to date and accurate information as required
- Assist with core training courses for staff and where appropriate other multi-agency staff to ensure a suitable range of services are available to meet the needs of disabled people/children and their families/carers.
- Take responsibility for the development and education of OT students by organising, co-ordinating and participating in clinical placements.
As an Paediatrics Occupational Therapist you must have:
- A HCPC registration
- Eligibility to work in the UK