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Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist

London – The Portland Hospital
Full time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job - Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Location - The Portland Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent

Hours- Full time hours 37.5hrs Monday to Friday

Salary Range- Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This role is equivalent to a band 6 in the NHS.

Other Information - Please note we able to provide VISA sponsorships for candidates within the EU and outside the EU.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior 2 Paediatric Occupational Therapist who will be involved with providing specialist occupational therapy assessment and interventions to your own caseload of children with highly complex needs. The role will give you the opportunity to cover both inpatients and outpatients.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure that a professional, high quality occupational therapy service is delivered to the children and their families within our inpatient and outpatient service.

  • Works as an autonomous practitioner. Assess, sets goals, provides treatment and progresses own patient caseload which, contains patients with complex and specialist needs

  • To promote OT to all stakeholders.

  • To undertake ongoing CPD and audit, contribute to development of specialist services and relevant policies helping implement policy changes and monitoring standards of clinical practice & additional tasks as required and considered pertinent to the role.

Skills & Experience

  • HCPC registered

  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)

  • Previous experience in Paediatrics

  • Knowledge and application of paediatric OT assessments and interventions relevant to a paediatric client group.

About The Facility

Internationally renowned for clinical excellence, The Portland Hospital is the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. Our inpatient and outpatient specialties reflect this, providing clinical expertise in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Women`s Health.

Our Paediatric wards hold 56 inpatient beds + 11 day case and are equipped with the latest technology to provide advanced medical and surgical care, including a Paediatric Neurorehabilitation Unit and a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit which reflects the acuity and complex nature of the children who are admitted to our hospital. The Portland Hospital has a large number of international Paediatric patients, often funded by relevant embassies.


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