Senior Children's Occupational Therapist

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South East
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Salary Description:
Band 7 AfC with T&C's & NHS Pension
HCRG Care Group
Job Ref:

We are looking for a permanent Band 7 Senior Children's Occupational Therapist to join our Community Children’s Therapy Team in West Essex, covering Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping Forest.   This post will be based predominantly in the Epping Forest area.

You will join our award winning Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service, where we are trail blazing a new integrated partnership model with Barnardo’s; a model that drives efficiencies so we can put more people in our services, spending time with children and families to improve health outcomes in the local community.

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for leading service provision in the Epping Forest area, at universal, targeted and specialist levels.

You’ll be involved in supervision of colleagues and improving the delivery of services, whilst working closely with our team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Therapy Assistants. Working in a diverse multidisciplinary team with other dedicated staff, you will benefit from the support of friendly and inclusive colleagues, with access to regular supervision and team meetings.
Package DescriptionYou will be a valued Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:  

Band 7 salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you 
Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates 
Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling   
Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise  

Main ResponsibilitiesYou will carry a mixed complex caseload, of children aged 0-19 years, delivering specialist interventions across a range of areas. 

You will work in settings including schools, community clinics/hubs, homes and special schools, providing a high standard of child centred service delivery, in line with best practice.  

You will have specialist skills in the area of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, supporting service development in this area.  
The Ideal Candidate
Qualified Occupational Therapist with HCPC registration 
Minimum of 2 years paediatric experience, working with a range of conditions. 
Be innovative and adaptable,
Have a passion for improving the outcomes of children and young people within the local community. 
Strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach, you will ensure delivery of positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. 

As this is a community role, it is essential that you hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to a car for work purposes. 

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Sarah Eaton via email:   
About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (LD)

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