Occupational Therapist


    NHS Professionals

    Job Title:
    Paediatric Occupational Therapist

    Band 6

    Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

    Peace Children’s Centre

    Children and Young People’s Therapies

    Up to37.5 hours per week

    Shift Pattern:
    Mon – Fri, 8.30-4.30pm

    Pay Rates – Day:

    Why might this job interest you?

    This is an exciting time for Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust as they are recruiting for a creative Band 6 Occupational Therapist to be a part of their well-established Occupational Therapy team. You will provide a specialist Occupational Therapy assessment, treatment, intervention, and advice service for children with a variety of learning and physical disabilities, associated sensory and communication difficulties. This may include working within the Child Development Centres, mainstream and special schools, nurseries and play groups, families’ homes, and visits to other services such as the wheelchair clinic.

    Responsibilities of this job role

    If you are successful in your application to this post, you will be expected to manage and deliver on the responsibilities outlined below – as well as those not included here, call today to discuss further:

    • Provide a highly specialist Occupational Therapy assessment, intervention, and advice service for children & young people whose sensory processing is impacting on their participation in activities of everyday living and access the service via a 3-tiered offer (universal, targeted and specialist).
    • This will include working with parents/carers, educational settings, the voluntary sector, and other health professionals. You may need to work within the children’s centres, educational settings, and homes.
    • Supervise, train and performance manage junior, and student occupational therapists as delegated by the Operational Manager and Clinical Quality Leads.

    To be successful in applying for this role you will need:

    HCPC Registered.

    Car driver essential.

    Degree in Occupational Therapy.

    In addition to experience, all Qualified roles will be required to provide evidence of

    • Relevant Qualifications
    • Registration with the relevant Registration Body if applicable.

    The benefits we can offer you in return:

    Putting People in Places to Care
    – be part of the NHSP community, by joining the bank and caring for patients with a team of people from all walks of life.

    • Weekly pay
      to give you access to your wages more quickly.
    • Blue Light Card – NHS Discount Provider
    • First choice of shifts/placements
      at the Trust of your choice over agencies.
    • Our team is always happy to help – access our support line any time.
    • Working options to suit your lifestyle?
      – being on the bank gives you the flexibility to work the shifts you want or choose fixed term placements.
    • Training and development opportunities
      via the Trust and NHSP’s own academy.
    • Explore different wards
      , keep your skills up to date whilst gaining vital experience.
    • Being part of the NHSP Community
      means you’ll get access to member activities such as member of the month, member appreciation week, key date giveaways, webinar series and much more.

    Who are NHS Professionals?

    NHS Professionals is a flexible staff bank, owned by the Department of Health, our purpose is to provide you with the autonomy to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community. Offering you flexible work or alternatively fixed term placements.