Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist - Redbridge, North East London

Ref: 2004Wednesday 31 January 2024

Role: Specialist Occupational Therapist - Band 6/7

Location: Redbridge

Hours: Full or part-time available

Salary: £38,000-£45,000 per annum


Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist looking for a new role?

Do you have experience working with students with very complex needs, such as PMLD/SLD and Autism?


I am working with a brilliant Trust in the London Borough of Redbridge who are seeking a qualified Occupational Therapist to work across three highly specialist school sites with students with a range of SEN including physical disabilities, sensory impairments, and complex medical needs.


Responsibilities of the Specialist Occupational Therapist

  • Assessment and intervention of services and provide recommendation of special equipment when required
  • Formulate treatment plans, evaluate outcomes and prescribe equipment
  • Administer specialist standardised and structured assessments, interpret results and contribute to accurate diagnosis and prognosis
  • Use a range of communication strategies to overcome barriers to communication
  • Attend and organise meetings necessary to coordinate multi-agency care e.g. transition planning and child protection


Requirements of the Specialist Occupational Therapist

  • Completion of RCOT accredited BSc, MSc or PGDIP qualification degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Member of Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working autonomously as a clinician with children
  • Experience managing a caseload independently and supervising students/junior staff
  • Experience using standardised and structured assessments and implementing specialist OT treatment approaches
  • Excellent communication, planning, flexibility and understanding of needs


Interested in hearing more?

Please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can do this by responding to this advert or emailing your CV. We look forward to hearing from you.

Unfortunately, if you are not contacted within five working days, it means your application has been unsuccessful; we will, however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

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