Play Specialist

City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England
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HCA Healthcare UK Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career devel... Full time Save This Job
Pay
Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career devel...
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Closes
4 Aug 2024

Job Description

Role: Play Specialist
Site: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children-London
Full time permanent: Monday to Friday (37.5hrs pw)
Salary: Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

We're looking for a Paediatric Play Specialist to join our Outpatient team at The Portland Hospital, currently rated "Good" by the CQC.

The Portland Hospital is the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. Our inpatient and outpatient specialties reflect this, providing clinical expertise in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Women's Health.

As a Play Specialist you will undertake therapeutic assessments and devise play programmes for children and young people in hospital, according to their individual needs and as part of the overall care plan. You will monitor, evaluate and modify therapeutic interventions in order to measure child's progress and ensure effectiveness of care plan, working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to meet the overall care plan for children.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.

What you'll bring:
  • Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism - Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism OR Level 4 Diploma in Specialised Play for Sick Children and Young People
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of working with children/ young people in a hospital environment
  • Knowledge of current best evidence-based practice of therapeutic play for ages 0 - 17
  • Registered with HPSE T
Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world's leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we're one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That's why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Play Specialist you'll be eligible for:
  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That's the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we're creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That's why we're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

Ref: 0040353

Job Details

Play Specialist

City of Westminster, London, Greater London, Englandd HCA Healthcare UK
Pay
Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career devel...
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
4 Aug 2024

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