Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Swindon, Bristol
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWRT10092_1599734401
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-10
  • Location: Swindon, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-09
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are looking to recruit a passionate Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join a well-structured and dynamic team in Swindon. You will provide health based occupational therapy to a caseload of children and young people in schools, clinics, and home settings as part of wider packages of care to support children and young people participate fully in their family, school and community. The role works closely with the Physiotherapist managing each joint case, as part of the integrated paediatric therapy team providing supervision and support to less experienced colleagues and supporting the development of the service. The vacancy will be for an initial 3 - 6 months with potential for extension.

Main Duties for the Paediatric Occupational Therapist includes;

  • Neurological and neuromuscular conditions
  • Acquired injury that are supported with intensive rehabilitation OT assessments
  • Therapy programmes and support to children
  • Families and support staff in clinics
  • Services providing support to special schools
  • Management of a small number of cases

To Be Successful;

  • Previous experience working as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist in Social Care
  • Manual handling experience
  • Major adaptations experience and knowledge of wheelchair design
  • HCPC Registration
  • Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Occupational Therapist Qualification

The hours are 37 per week, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. My client is looking to appoint someone immediately.

Working with Tradewind Recruitment Social Care:

Established in 2011, Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Tradewind Social Care is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

To discuss this role please call Ruth Tennant on 0203 743 6103 or email

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