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Occupational Therapist - Paediatric

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
11/01/2019
Advert End Date:
27/01/2019 23:59
Salary:
£13,235.00 - £16,116.50 annually
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
182791
Employment Location:
Stockton-On-Tees
Post Number:
009675

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Jan


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Further information

Contract Details:
Temporary until 28/10/2019

Contract Hours:
18.5 hours per week, over 3 days


An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Paediatric Occupational Therapy Service of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council for a motivated Occupational Therapist with experience of working with disabled children in their homes and in community settings.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has a well-established and valued Community Pediatric Occupational Therapy Service. The successful candidate will work alongside an integrated Adults & Health Occupational Therapy Team and deliver community-based occupational therapy assessments of need and appropriate interventions for children aged 0-18 with a wide range of disabilities.

You will undertake complex environmental and functional assessment of need, recommend adaptations/ equipment, and provide therapeutic interventions to maximise clients' independence and safety in their home and/or community settings. You will have working knowledge of moving and handling risk assessment, seating assessments, general ADL assessments, and be able to recommend a wide range of pediatric equipment, environmental adaptations, and general sensory integration assessment. MDT working with internal and external partners/agencies is an integral part of the role.

You may be expected to supervise Paediatric Therapy Assistant, provide fieldwork placement education to students, and take lead role in developing the service.

We offer high levels of training and support as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Applicants must have a degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy, be registered with the HCPC and have the ability for independent travel within the Borough of Stockton.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Kris Saltikov, Team Manager Occupational Therapy, on 01642 528310 or Louise Bendelow, Deputy Team Manager Occupational Therapy, on 01642 528315. Alternatively email kris.saltikov@stockton.gov.uk or louise.bendelow@stockton.gov.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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