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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/10/2020.

Childrens Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 845-LOC1827

Locala Community Partnerships CIC
£31,365 to £37,890 pa pro rata

Locala Community Partnerships CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

An element of flexible working is expected to maintain safe, effective, responsive services. All posts recruited to by Locala Community Partnerships CIC (whether on a fixed term or substantive basis) are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Location: Children’s Centre, Dewsbury & District Hospital

Band 6

Hours: 22.5 (can be flexible/less hours)

Job type: Temporary 10 months Mat leave cover

An opportunity has arisen to join the Paediatric Occupational Therapy team on a temporary basis to cover mat leave. Based at the Children’s Centre, Dewsbury & District Hospital. The Occupational Therapists are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary Paediatric Therapy team, and although based at the Children’s Centre, the post also involves working in local schools/ nurseries, and the client’s home. The caseload is varied and you will work closely with a variety of experienced Therapists, within a friendly, supportive and well established team, as well as liaising with family members and other professionals/agencies.

We are looking to recruit a qualified Occupational Therapist with experience of working with children between 0 and 16 years, many of whom have complex needs and attend either mainstream or special school/nursery. The post holder must have excellent communication and organisational skills, and must be able to operate as a member of a team.

If you are interested in applying for this post, you should review the job description and personal specification, to ensure that you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria, including being able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

For further information/informal visit, please contact Anne-Marie Dennis (tel:07763545926) or Hannah Hallam (tel:07763567053)Clinical Lead Occupational Therapists or Jo Fellows Team Leader (tel:07763560170).

Please ensure you read the Application Guidance Document on the right hand side of this page prior to filling out this form to help you.

To minimise delays please ensure your application is submitted with valid email addresses for referees, one of whom MUST be your current or most recent employer.

Our offer to you

In return for becoming part of our team we offer a full induction and training package to support your needs, we will develop and motivate you to enable you to have the right skills to do your job, we offer great working conditions along with supporting you to achieve a good work life balance. We offer a competitive contributory pension scheme with Royal London. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. For further information about our benefits, please click on the Locala Benefits for applicants on the right hand side of this vacancy to read more.

Please apply as soon as possible as posts will be closed once sufficient applications are received.

If you have not been shortlisted you will be notified through the NHS Jobs Website. If you require further information on why you haven’t been shortlisted please contact the recruiting manager. Please provide your contact details for either email or telephone for them to be in touch. If an insufficient number of applications are received for this vacancy, there is a possibility the post could be re advertised even after the shortlisting process.

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.

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