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Band 3 - Children's Occupational Therapy assistant

Job Reference: 074-A-21-16956-1

CSH Surrey
Occupational Therapy
Addlestone, Ashford, Epsom
£20,330 - £21,777 + 5% HCA per annum pro rata

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Central Surrey Health are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Children’s Occupational Therapy Team at Children and Family Health Surrey.

Children’s Occupational Therapy Assistant – Band 3

Hours : part time ( minimum 22.5 hours) Full time ( 37.5 hours)

Based at:The Whitehouse, Addlestone, Opportunities across North East, North West and SE Surrey boroughs

Do you want to:

• Be an integral member of a dedicated team?
• Join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its patients first?
• Contribute to the provision of high quality care within your local community?

CSH Surrey is looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about promoting children and young people’s independence and functioning in their daily occupations. By being an Occupational Therapy assistant this will be central to your role.

Experience of working with children, young people and families with or without disabilities is desirable. Experience in the field of therapy or as a school / nursery assistant would also be desirable.


This post will offer the successful candidates the opportunity to work within a supportive team of experienced therapists and assistants in providing a high quality assessment and intervention service to children aged 0-19 years, who have a variety of conditions, including Cerebral Palsy, autistic spectrum disorders and learning difficulties. You will work within clinic settings, nurseries, mainstream and special schools. You will run groups, deliver individual therapy to children, educate families and other professionals who support children, design resources and contribute to the smooth running of the teams activity .

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.

Therapy Assistants at CSH Surrey are integral to our workforce. The role is varied and can suit individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds. The children’s therapy team includes physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and Occupational Therapists. The wider team includes the 0-19 health visiting and school nursing teams and dietetics. There is therefore plenty of opportunity for multidisciplinary working and skill development.

Whilst this is a bank post, there may be opportunities for substantive posts within the team.

For further information about the service please visit the children and family website.

To discuss these posts or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Angela Wheeler – Clinical Team Lead for North East quadrant Occupational Therapy

Mobile : 07971367947 Base : 01932 826500



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