Paediatric Occupational Therapist Opportunities – Junior and Mid Level EXEC71789

Hackney, London (Greater)
Salary dependent on role - £29,000 - £32,000 (Pro rata for PT role)
25 Sep 2018
23 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Our client is a leading children's, family and learning disability charity.  Founded in 1795, they enjoy the Patronage of Her Majesty The Queen and support thousands of vulnerable children and their families, children with special educational needs and people with learning disabilities in London and the South East.

They believe that everyone should be given the help they need to get through difficult times, achieve their best and lead a fulfilling life. Their staff and volunteers work hard to make this possible by providing whatever support is needed in a warm and caring environment.

  • Junior Paediatric Occupational Therapist – 32.5 hours per week, Fixed term for 1 year
  • Mid level Paediatric Occupational Therapist – Full time, Fixed term for 30 months

Delivering occupational therapy to individual/groups of children and young people with special educational needs and provide advice and support to their families and schools, you will undertake occupational therapy assessment, using standardised and non-standardised assessment whilst demonstrating sound clinical reasoning for assessment recommendations. 

Writing succinct occupational therapy reports, including assessment summary reports, diagnostic treatment summaries and annual review reports as well as reports contributing to a child’s education, health and care needs assessment, you will objectively monitor progress/effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions/programmes; using relevant outcome measures to compare outcomes with baseline and responding proactively to feedback on occupational therapy services provided.

Candidates for these positions should demonstrate previous paediatric work experience, experience of working in educational settings and of working with children with special educational needs.  With a diploma / degree in occupational Therapy and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council, you must be committed to carrying out regular continuing professional development (CPD) and to meeting HCPC standards for (CPD) and have the ability to cope with emotional and unpredictable clients and carers.


  • The opportunity to work for a leading UK charity
  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • 1pm finish on a Friday
  • A challenging and varied role
  • A supportive team
  • Additional leave during Jewish festivals

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.  Our client is a disability confident employer which means they are committed to employing people with disabilities.

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen. Registered Charity No: 1059050.

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