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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5370

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
L5 Merton Special Schools, London
Salary:
£32,258 to £41,308 pa inc HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across eleven London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


Do you aspire for your next career move to work for an NHS organization that is not only rated Good by the Care Quality Commission but are also in the HSJ best places to work list and in Stonewell’s top employers’ index? If so, look no further than Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH). CLCH currently works across London and Hertfordshire.

We are recruiting to a range of roles in these new services and are looking for the best community clinicians to join our expanding teams. As London’s largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match.

Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Band 6 Children and Young People’s Occupational Therapist

Merton Community Children’s Occupational Therapy Service

37.5 hours per week

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Occupational Therapist with paediatric or similar Occupational Therapy experience to join our Community Health service in Merton Borough.

Your role will be to provide assessment, advice and treatment to children with a range of needs including physical disability, coordination disorders, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, global developmental delay and early years. The role will include work in the community, clinics and schools.

You will work closely with established multi-professional teams within Merton Community services and with outside services to deliver Occupational Therapy advice and treatment meeting the functional needs of children. You will have had experience of working with children in the community setting or similar and your communication and team working skills will be excellent.

We are committed to professional development and evidence based practice, offering regular in-service training and peer group / one to one supervision. Internal and external courses are supported. You will be required to have at least 2 years’ experience working as a practitioner with appropriate transferable skills working with children, engagement in post graduate training and education in areas related to working with either sensory integration disorders or Neuro developmental conditions is desirable. You should have experience of engaging in appraisal processes and be willing to further develop clinical skills.




Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • A fast-track 18 month rotational programme to move to progress your career here *T&C’s apply
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.


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 applying from overseas.



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