Children's Senior Occupational Therapist
Children Protection & Family Support - Disabled Children's Team
Senior Occupational Therapist
£30,785 - £33,437 per annum
37 hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Children’s Occupational Therapist at Telford & Wrekin Council. We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible candidate to join our evolving Children’s Occupational Therapy service. The post will include assisting in the delivery of the Councils statutory responsibility for assessment for children in line with children’s legislation, involve complex case management and a commitment to maintaining high standards and to achieving the very best outcomes for children and young people.
For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.
Candidates should, as a qualified Occupational Therapist, be registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) with evidence of commitment to continued professional and personal practise development as set out by the HCPC. Candidates should have experience in working with children with disabilities within the Occupational Therapy service, including experience in assessment and care approaches to prevention and other interventions which will improve outcomes for children and their families. Also to have experience with major adaptations and applying for Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs). Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to record your clinical reasoning. Knowledge and experience of using a range of equipment to support functional ability is needed. Computer skills are important as we use a range of databases/computer programmes to communicate and document our interventions.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.
We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.
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