Sanctuary Health is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Advanced Paediatric Occupational Therapist to fill a full-time role based in Guernsey. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Occupational Therapy and be registered with the HCPC.
The salary for this permanent Occupational Therapist job is £41,956 - £55,315 per annum.
- To support the Lead for Children's Occupational Therapy to deliver a professional and effective Occupational Therapy Service across the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
- Contribute to service development and clinical and service audits as requested.
- To develop and deliver training courses for staff, parents, teachers and other professionals as relevant to the service.
- Supervise junior Occupational Therapy staff, students and volunteers.
- Manage and co-ordinate a defined caseload of children and young people with complex needs from birth to 18 years.
- To be responsible for assessment and the implementation of evidenced based intervention plans.
- Set functional goals in collaboration with the young person / parents / carers and multi-disciplinary team using standardised outcome measures.
- To work as part of a multi-disciplinary sharing information and working together to meet the needs of children and young people and their families.
Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:
- Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
- HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
- Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
- Evidence of post graduate CPD in accordance with HCPC and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Guidelines.
Significant post graduate experience as a Band 6 with children and young people with additional, and complex needs and neuro-disability.
- Specialist knowledge and skills (relevant to paediatric Occupational Therapy) in assessment, treatment and long term management of children with complex needs
- Advanced clinical reasoning to; interpret assessment results, formulate individual management plans and to set individual goals using evidenced based practice and relevant outcome measures.
- Ability to produce formal verbal and written reports to a high standard and in accordance with RCOT and HCPS guidelines.
- Experience supervising junior occupational therapy staff, students and volunteers.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients, other team members and internal and external departments and agencies.
This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Stuart Munns; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.