Senior Occupational Therapist

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference J332555
TTM Healthcare are currently working with One of the UK's Leading Private Healthcare Organisations in the recruitment of a Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist for one of their London Hospitals

Job Description

The role involves providing highly specialist occupational therapy assessment and interventions to your own caseload of children with highly complex needs, and the support of more junior occupational therapy staff within the department. To be able to work jointly with a range of specialist disciplines within the Multidisciplinary team & Embassy liaison services. Therefore an excellent standard of clinical, team working and communication skills are required.

This is a fixed term contract opportunity working 37.5 hours per week with an attractive and competitive salary.

Benefits: Mentorship programme training, strong team environment, hands on management, structured career development, funded courses, health and wellbeing support system. Private pension, private medical care cover, guaranteed annual salary review and much more that you can expect from a world class private healthcare organisation

Duties & Responsibilities

•To ensure that a professional, high quality and highly specialist/ advanced occupational therapy service is delivered to the children and their families within our inpatient and outpatient service across three sites.
•To act as a resource for staff with regards to Paediatric occupational therapy and work with the Occupational Therapy Lead to develop the service, Supervise, teach and appraise staff, undertake complex and specialist assessments & interventions alongside the MDT.
•Works as an advanced autonomous practitioner. Assess, sets goals, provides treatment and progresses own patient caseload which, contains patients with complex and specialist needs
•To promote OT to all stakeholders.
•To undertake ongoing CPD and audit, contribute to development of specialist services and relevant policies helping implement policy changes and monitoring standards of clinical practice & additional tasks as required and considered pertinent to the role.

Skills & Experience

•BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
•Current registered member of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
•Knowledge and application of paediatric OT assessments and interventions relevant to a paediatric client group.
•Maintenance of up to date knowledge regarding developments in the field of paediatrics as pertaining to your field of work
•Ability to work autonomously and set own priorities
•Ability to analyse professional and ethical issues
•Ability to reflect and critically appraise one's own performance and that of others.
•Awareness of legislation and health and safety issues
•Excellent time management skills
•Demonstrated excellent proficiency in English verbal and written communication
•Demonstrated proficiency in using computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft word, PowerPoint and excel.

To hear more about the role call Roisin on 0203 582 6053 or apply today

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.