Bank Level 7 Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
The closing date is 31 March 2024
The World doesn't need Superheroes, it needs Incredible People!
Do you want to support the NHS in these unprecedented times?
Are you passionate about care and looking for flexible working with weekly pay and NHS pension scheme membership?
Do you want the opportunity to work in a large, diverse organisation that promotes values of being Caring, Open, Respectful, Responsible and Inclusive?
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) are seeking to recruit enthusiastic Bank Level 7 Paediatric Occupational Therapists with well-developed assessment skills and holistic client - centred practice to join our community team for flexible working opportunities via Temporary Staffing.
Are you an innovative Neurodevelopmental Occupational Therapist excited about a new way of working with the NHS or experienced in Neurodevelopmental Conditions looking for a new challenge in assessing autism?
- Are you passionate about working with children?
- Do you want to be part of a friendly and supportive Multidisciplinary Team?
- Do you want to work with a range of multicultural communities and be part of an inclusive Trust which is keen to reduce inequalities?
Main duties of the job
Come and join us to work within a developing and forward thinking Neurodevelopmental Team across Birmingham, working alongside education and local authority partners, supporting a graduated approach to helping children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
We deliver clinical excellence through the application of gold standard assessments that adhere to NICE clinical guidelines and recommended best practice.
Ideally you would have CARS 2, ADOS or ADIr training or would be willing to undertake this.
We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with a strong emphasis on CPD through access to specialist clinical support, sharing good practice and effective team working
You will work as an integral part of the existing Neurodevelopmental team of nurses, SLTs, OT, clinical assistants and psychologists, delivering assessments and contributing to diagnoses as part of the multidisciplinary team. You would be expected to liaise with the wider system across health education and social care to offer the best possible support to families of children with suspected ASD.
To make effective use of our mobile working technology and IT systems, you will also have good IT skills.
We value our staff and advocate career progression internally. Our AHPs are encouraged to contribute to service development, where we welcome and value new ideas and experiences.
BCHC provide high quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people's homes and in over 200 healthcare settings for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services. One of our key objectives is to be 'a great place to work'enabling everyone within the organisation to be the best that they can be.
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For further information on the role, please see the attached assignment briefsVisit our websitehttps://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/ for further details about our Trust
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