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Details...

Job title:
Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Job reference:
SHN06
Department
People's Services
Grade:
SCP 35 - 38
Pay:
From: 31,401 To: 34,106 per annum
Hours:
37 per week
Closing date:
24/02/2019

Description...

St.Helens Council recognises and values the contribution Occupational Therapists make to enabling children with disabilities to live independently in the community, and the Occupational Therapy Service plays a key role in the strategy for integration of health and social care across the Borough.

The Occupational Therapy Team are based in Contact Cares as part of St Helens Cares with the role of delivery of an integrated equipment and adaptation service.

We are seeking a well motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered Paediatric Occupational Therapist, with good communication skills and the ability to work under pressure, to join our team. The successful applicant will have an interest in developing their skills working with children with disabilities who have complex needs and will be responsible for the provision of specialist equipment and adaptations to promote independence.

The successful applicant should have a good understanding of complex physical and cognitive disabilities and experience in the provision of equipment and major adaptations. Knowledge of up to date moving and handling techniques and good IT skills would be an advantage. The Service is committed to continuing professional development.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and HCPC Registration.

For an informal discussion contact Tillie Jones (OT Service Manager) Tel: (01744) 671652

When applying for this vacancy, you have the following options

For an application form and further details contact:

recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk

When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number.
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