Childrens Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

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Job summary

Please note: We would also consider part time hours.

We are very excited to advertise a Band 6 Children's OT post working in the Children's Occupational Therapy team in Coventry.

Our mission statement is

'The Children's OT/Physio leadership team aspire to create a supportive and fair environment that actively empowers staff to promote inclusivity and optimise quality of life for children and young people in Coventry'

The post holder will be a key member of the Children's physical health OT team, contributing to service improvement, championing evidence based practice and delivering high quality clinical care.

The role will be part of our established Coventry community based Children's OT, serving the 0-19 population. You will have the opportunity to work with our early years population, in our hand and upper limb service and within our school settings, improving the lives of these children and young people.

We provide specialist assessment and intervention to children and young people with a wide variety of needs including upper limb, splinting, emerging diagnosis, prematurity, developmental delay, parent education, specialist clinics and early intervention.

Whilst Children's experience is desirable, evidence of how you are able to utilise your transferable skills within our team will also be seriously considered.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be supported with internal and external training, alongside support from clinical specialists within children's physical health services. This includes MDT working alongside consultants and trainee ACP's

This role is integral to development of Band 5, Band 4 and Band 3 staff. This includes supporting development via supervision and appraisals.

The post holder will have good knowledge of OT and a passion for wanting to work with Children. They will also be forward thinking with future service delivery and be open to involvement in clinical service improvement projects and departmental audits.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Date posted

06 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

444-6173545B-BL

Job locations

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane

Coventry

CV6 6NY


Job description

Job responsibilities

CWPT Children's Occupational Therapy are committed to learning and development and the post holder will lead on certain areas of the development programme for new starters, alongside feeding into our well-established in-service training and preceptorship programme.The post holder will work closely work MDT colleagues including physiotherapy, speech and language, early support, portage, SENCOs, orthopaedics, neonatologists and community paediatricians.The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description

Job responsibilities

CWPT Children's Occupational Therapy are committed to learning and development and the post holder will lead on certain areas of the development programme for new starters, alongside feeding into our well-established in-service training and preceptorship programme.The post holder will work closely work MDT colleagues including physiotherapy, speech and language, early support, portage, SENCOs, orthopaedics, neonatologists and community paediatricians.The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Grad Dip/BSc occupational therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of post-graduate education

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Ability to practice independently within clinical area.

Desirable

  • Proven knowledge and skills relevant to children's OT.

Experience

Essential

  • Previous relevant experience working with children
  • Considerable experience as a qualified occupational therapist
  • Transferable skills if experience is as an adult OT

Desirable

  • Experience of working as a Children's OT

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Self Motivation
  • Commitment to personal development
  • Car driver/owner
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Grad Dip/BSc occupational therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of post-graduate education

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Ability to practice independently within clinical area.

Desirable

  • Proven knowledge and skills relevant to children's OT.

Experience

Essential

  • Previous relevant experience working with children
  • Considerable experience as a qualified occupational therapist
  • Transferable skills if experience is as an adult OT

Desirable

  • Experience of working as a Children's OT

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Self Motivation
  • Commitment to personal development
  • Car driver/owner

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane

Coventry

CV6 6NY


Employer's website

https://www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane

Coventry

CV6 6NY


Employer's website

https://www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Team Lead Occupational Therapist

Tina Barnett

tina.barnett@covwarkpt.nhs.uk

02476961455

Date posted

06 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

444-6173545B-BL

Job locations

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane

Coventry

CV6 6NY


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