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Occupational Therapist - Children's MH/LD
£26,000 - £29,000
Compass Associates are proudly working with a specialist provider of children's services to recruit a newly qualified or Band 5 Occupational Therapist.
This role is based at their Cumbria site which provides a residential service and specialist school for children and young people between the ages of 5 - 19 which has been rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted. You will be working with young people who have learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. Some children also have sensory processing, integration and communication difficulties.
Your responsibilities with include initial and continuing assessments as well as the formulation, implementation and re-evaluation of therapy programmes. You will be an important member of their well-established multidisciplinary team which includes a Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Senior Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Mental Health Practitioners, Therapy Assistants and Learning Disability Nurses.
Commutable from: Kendal, Ulverston, Shap, Penrith, Ambleside, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ingleton, Carnforth, Clapham, Lancaster, Burton-in-Lonsdale, Morecambe, Preston and surrounding towns and villages.
The ideal candidate must have:
A degree in Occupational Therapy
Current and up-to-date HCPC registration
Membership with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Previous experience working with children in a therapeutic or educational setting
One stage interview with the Senior Occupational Therapist and other members of the Senior Management/Therapy team.
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for each successful recommendation.
Compass Associates (part of Compass Holding Group) are HealthInvestor's Recruiter of the Year 2017.