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Paediatric Occupational Therapist- SEND & Children's Services- South West London

Job Title: Paediatric Occupational Therapist- SEND & Children's Services- South West London
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Umbrella Rates
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Paediatric Occupational Therapist- SEND & Children's Services- South West London

Are you a passionate, dedicated, Experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting OT’s to work with a SEND & Children Services in and around South West London.

Pay Rate: £28.00 - £34.82 per hour, You will be based in Special Educational Need schools.

What you will be doing:

We are looking for a children’s Occupational Therapist to join our team in providing a high standard of Occupational Therapy service to children and young people in South West London and Surrey Borders.

You will be required to independently manage a caseload of children between the ages of 0 – 18yrs, including those presenting with complex needs and disabilities.

You will be working in the context of a multi-disciplinary team in school settings.

You will have a mixed caseloads of working in mainstream and designated special schools and will be responsible to assess and advice on requirements as part of the EHC process.

You will provide advice, treatment and management in order to address the children and family’s needs, based on sound clinical reasoning.

You will also support in the development of training packages to school staff / parents / other professionals as required, in order for them to identify concerns regarding the child /young person’s needs and implement therapy advice effectively.

You will be joining an integrated OT and Physiotherapy team and will receive monthly supervision and CPD sessions.

Essential Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and experience with assessing for and making recommendations for children with developmental and disability needs.
  • Experience with working in a multi professional team and undertaking Occupational Therapy assessments on child and family-based principles, setting goals collaboratively with child and family within home or school context, assess and review OT as part of current EHC Plan in mainstream as well as special schools.
  • Understanding of the legal SEND reforms and SEN code of practice and what it means for Health.
  • Experienced with managing, planning, prioritising and progressing school based caseload as part of EHCP assessment and intervention process.
  • Experience and knowledge of assessing for developmental and school-based level difficulties and skills, assessing for Occupational Therapy needs as part of Educational Health and Care assessment and on-going intervention, recommending simple and complex equipment in school settings as required, reviewing their effectiveness and teaching safe use of key therapeutic skills using a occupational coaching framework, and to comply with relevant legislation, policy and guidelines on SEND reforms. Excellent knowledge and skills in children's occupational therapy, with both community and school-based interventions. Ability to work autonomously, prioritise and plan own work load. Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary setting.

What we offer:

  • We will offer you Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay, Organised Local Interviews and Free Uniform.
  • Flexible hours
  • Access to the 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
  • You will have a Passionate Dedicated Consultant helping you find the shifts you are looking for with a Contactable 24-hour Support for any out of Hour queries.
  • When registering you will be going through our efficient Compliance Service.
  • Free Occupational Health Fitness to Work Certificate

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Nurse friends or colleagues.

If you are a Senior Occupational Therapist (OT) and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to The Care Team Or email on,