Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist
Permanent - 37.5 Hours per Week
Salary between £43,801 and £49,901 plus benefits
The role involves providing specialist occupational therapy assessment and interventions to your own caseload of children with complex needs and responsibility for the clinical development of staff and the growth and development of the service appropriate to the needs of the hospital. Therefore solid clinical, leadership and communication skills are required.
To carry out administrative duties and delegated responsibilities as requested by the Therapy Services Manager to assist in the day to day organization of the service, management and patient care. All staff are expected to respect the individuality, values, cultural and religious diversity of clients and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.
Duties & Responsibilities
- To use expert clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and advanced psychometric testing to assess children with complex difficulties.
- To undertake specialist occupational therapy assessment of clients with complex needs, e.g. multiple co-morbidities, acute and chronic conditions, combined physical & cognitive impairment or delay, social and/or behavioural difficulties.
- To contribute to team clinical decision making, client diagnoses and/or in identifying the scope of impairment.
Skills & Experience
BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
Registered member of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Knowledge and application of paediatric OT assessments and interventions relevant to a paediatric client group.
Maintenance of up to date knowledge regarding developments in the field of paediatrics as pertaining to your field of work.
Effective supervision skills demonstrated through experience of managing others including their performance.
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