Band 6/7 Paediatric Occupational Therapist - Birmingham

Posted 28 November 2023
Salary £24 - £32 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Paediatric OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

The Occupational Therapy team at Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Paediatric Occupational Therapist in Birmingham. If successful, you will be working full-time hours from Monday to Friday. As an Occupational Therapist, you will assess and manage a caseload of children with different conditions and needs.  Previous working experience in NHS is essential for this role.

Position: Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Banding: 6 or 7
Payrate: £24-32 per hour
Location: Birmingham
Hours: Full time
Duration: 3 months contract
Essential skills:
  • HCPC registered
  • Responsible for a clinical caseload, monitoring own, and others workload/ treatment methods, in order to maintain high professional standards, advising Professional Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist of related issues
  • Professionally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work, including the management of children on the caseload 
  • To support the Professional Clinical Lead to clearly differentiate between the core and traded service offers and contribute to working through any issues and process matters that need to be addressed 
  • To assess and reassess the needs of the child, analysing and interpreting the information gathered to provide a diagnosis or contribute to the diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan 
  • To provide care plans to meet goals and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions using appropriate outcome measures and make any necessary modifications 
  • Develop intervention packages to be delivered as group therapy and/or one to one sessions in line with core and traded models of care. 
  • To work closely with the Clinical Professional Lead to develop packages of intervention and to produce materials as appropriate to support these packages. 
  • To provide Occupational Therapy at a highly specialist level, functioning in partnership with other agencies and disciplines to support the SEND Locality team in the early identification of need. 
  • To work as part of multidisciplinary and multi-agency teams, to deliver highly specialist interventions according to the agreed service packages of care and pathways providing early intervention for children and young people. 
  • To contribute towards ensuring children and young people with additional needs gain access to a broad, balanced and relevant education, whilst also having their exceptional needs met in an inclusive a way as possible. 
  • Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy
NOTE: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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