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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: SHM 7
  • Location: Smethwick, West Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist needed, with an immediate start, in Birmingham.


This is a temporary three-month contract- likely to be extended with full-time hours (however part-time will be considered)

The post holder will be the line manager for the more Junior Occupational Therapist roles'

Daily roles include,

-Observing and recording patient's condition to provide home care packages
-Carrying out risk assessments
- To identify and deliver a range of treatments, including therapeutic handling and positioning; group work; splinting etc
- Assessing for eligibility housing options assessments and recommending re-housing and/ or adaptations
-Devising rehabilitation programmes in order to develop skills
-Provide clear and precise instructions on aftercare of a patient
- To be professionally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work, including the management of children on the caseload.
-Making hospital referrals
-Discharge planning
-Be able to deal with equipment in assisting daily living


Essential Skills,

-Minimum of 1 year OT experience in the NHS.
-Former experience within the role is essential
-HCPC registration
-Relevant degree/qualification
-Excellent Communication skills including Verbal, Non-verbal and written
- Full and clean UK driving license



If you think this is you and would like to play a key role in maintaining peoples wellness, don't hesitate to apply!

Note: If you have a colleague or friend who may be interested in the following role, Service Care Health offer a £250 pound bonus for referrals.

For more information about this role, please contact Sophie at Service Care Health on 01772 208 961 or at sophie.marsden@servicecarehealth.org.uk.

The benefits of Service Care Health:
* Twice weekly payroll runs ensuring weekly pay
* Ltd & PAYE payment options available
* £250 training allowance
* Competitive pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists consultants offering a single point of contact
* National provider of Healthcare staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
* Professional compliance solutions available
* Uniforms provided