Occupational Therapist

Location: Leicestershire
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Teacher
Reference: PE11261864
Salary: £500 - £750 per week
Job Published: 16 days ago
We are looking for paediatric OTs with experience of working with children and young people from 0-25 years old.The Service:

The children's social care occupational therapy service (SCOT) is for children and young people (aged 0-25 years) with long term physical conditions and disabilities which impact on their ability to manage independently at home, for example those who need housing adaptations or special equipment as a result of their physical difficulties.

The occupational therapist (OT) will assess the child's needs and may carry out assessments with company representatives to try out pieces of equipment and then order and provide any necessary equipment. As the child grows and their needs change this equipment may need to be reviewed, modified and replaced.

We are looking for registered and qualified OTs with experience in:

Specialist equipment for bathing, seating, toileting, changing and dressing, sleeping
Equipment to help movement from one place to another and manual handling - hoists and slings
Adaptations to property such as ramp, through floor stair lifts, level access showers
Assessment for home safety issues or needs related to behavioural difficulties, for example window locks or stair gates