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Band 6 - Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 074-A-21-15483

Employer:
CSH Surrey
Location:
Ashtead Clinic
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 + 5% HCA per annum pro rata

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy.

CSH Surrey are part of the NHS and are Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

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Children’s Occupational Therapist – Band 6

Hours:37.5 hours per week ( Part hours would be considered at a minimum of 22.5hrs

Based at:Ashtead clinic (covering Mole Valley and Banstead)

Do you want to:
• Be an integral member of a dedicated and supportive team?
• Join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its children at the centre of care?
• Contribute to the provision of high quality care within your local community?

We can offer flexible working, training and development opportunities, a supportive supervision structure and much, much more.

Come and join us at CSH Surrey. Within easy reach of London, Surrey offers the balance between city and countryside all accessible via major road networks M25, M23, A3 and M3. Experience of working with children, young people and families with or without disabilities is desirable but not essential, so if you are looking for a change or opportunity to work in children therapies we recognise that transferable skills are a valuable asset to the team.

This post will offer the successful candidates the opportunity to work alongside a supportive team of experienced therapists and assistants in providing a high quality occupation based provision to children aged 0-19 years,who have a variety of conditions, including Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and learning difficulties.

In addition the Occupational Therapy Team work closely with physiotherapy, Speech and language, health visiting, school nursing colleagues and wider community partners i.e surrey county council.

You will work within community settings including nurseries, mainstream and special school settings, children’s homes seeing children within their occupational environment. You will carry out essential roles within the Occupational Therapy process, including assessment, occupation focussed : advice and training, group and workshop facilitation and specialist intervention.

We are a proactive service responsive to best practice evidence, we deliver services through a Tiered model of service delivery. This includes a robust service offer targeted at the whole population supporting early year’s settings, schools and parents to support needs as an integrated part of their everyday routines and practices.

Due to the community nature of this post the candidates will need to have experience of independent working, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team. You will need to have experience or the capability to develop supervision skills to support junior staff.

In summary

If you want to play a leading role in supporting children develop independence in everyday living at home, nursery or school and in leisure pursuits. You are organised and enjoy working as part of a team, your passion is delivering high quality, evidence based, family centred care, we want to hear from you!

Employed by CSH Surrey as part of the Surrey-wide Children and Family Health Surrey service

Children and Family Health Surrey is a Surrey-wide NHS community health service for children and young people from birth up to 19 years of age (up to 25 for young adults with additional needs) and their parents and carers. It also provides some services in parts of North East Hampshire and Farnham.

By working together as one service, Children and Family Health Surrey will ensure children and young people continue to be at the centre of the care they receive as well as improve access to healthcare services across the county and in north east Hampshire and Farnham.

You will join a service that will be delivered through an exciting new partnership between three of Surrey’s established and respected community healthcare providers and employers: CSH Surrey and First Community Health and Care and Surrey’s mental health provider, Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust. Together they provide a single community health service that includes health visiting, school-age nursing and immunisations, therapies (dietetics, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy), emotional wellbeing services and specialist health services for children with medical, physical and learning disability needs.

For the first time, Children and Family Health Surrey will bring together physical and emotional health services that are designed first and foremost around the needs of the children, young people and their families.




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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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