Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
£30,000 to £42,000 Per Annum
Occupational Therapist (Paediatrics)
£30,000 - £ 42,000 pa dependent on experience
My clients are a Husband and Wife Founded, Private Children's Occupational Therapy Service.
They utilise Sensory Integration and Sensory Attachment Intervention approaches within their Occupational Therapy sessions to support children and families. They believe that it is not only important for children to master the skills they need to perform in home, school, and leisure occupations but that they should experience enjoyment whilst participating in such activities.
They have a specialist therapy studio in Horsham West Sussex comprising two rooms. A child has exclusive use of the therapy room for the duration of their session.
I am looking for an Occupational Therapist with post-graduate training in Sensory Integration to join their growing team.
The position is based at their new studio in Horsham which comprises staff office and kitchen, 2 specialist sensory integration rooms (and a 3rd in development), family/meeting room and messy play kitchen.
They provide therapy for clients between the ages of 0 and 16; the current caseload is mostly age 12 and under.
A high proportion of their families have a child with a sensory processing difficulties, ASD, ADHD, PDA, Genetic Disorders, Down Syndrome, Dyspraxia/DCD, or Early Developmental Trauma. Children do not require a diagnosis to receive support from their team, support is based on need.
A therapist joining the team will be self-motived, have a problem solving approach to working and be able to work well as part of a team. They will value each unique family unit and understand that a key part of a therapist's role is to maximise on a family's strengths and wealth of knowledge to facilitate them to support their child.
The role will be tailored to you to maximise on the skills you bring to the team and where you see your career heading.
They are a supportive, forward-thinking OT and admin team, have a family feel, nurturing ethos, and Office/therapy space set in a comfortable scenic location.
You will have High-quality resources to carry out your role, Regular supervision, Training courses, Company Pension Scheme, Company laptop, Private Health Insurance after 6 months and On-site parking.
You will need to be a Qualified Occupational Therapist with HCPC registration and have commenced Post Graduate training in Sensory Integration training. You will have at least 2 years prior experience working as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist and comprehensive knowledge of common childhood developmental disorders
You will need to be a driver (there are no public transport links to the office and community visits will be an essential part of the role) and have a valid DBS.
Part time / Full time opportunities
Hours of work are not currently set but would fall between the hours of 8.30am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday and between 8.30am and 4.30pm on a Saturday (Saturday working is desirable, not essential).
Only applicants who already have full registration in: United Kingdom
Key Skills: Occupational Therapist (Paediatrics), hcpc
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