Band 6 Children's Occupational TherapistJob Reference: 074-5720
Employer: Department: Children's and Families Location: Ashtead Clinic / Special Schools & Community Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 HCA +5% per annum
CSH Surrey is Surrey's largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe 'High Cost Allowance' of 5%.
Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children's community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.
In June 2017 our services received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with 'Outstanding' for how caring our teams are.
We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.
If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!
Looking for a job in Surrey as an Occupational Therapist join us at CSH Surrey. Within easy reach of London, Surrey offers the balance between city and countryside all accessible via major road networks M25, M23, A3 and M3. Experience of working with children, young people and families with or without disabilities is desirable but not essential, so if you are looking for a change we recognise that transferable skills are a valuable asset to the team.
This post will offer the successful candidates the opportunity to work alongside our supportive team of experienced therapists and assistants in providing a high quality occupation based provision to children aged 0-19 years, who have a variety of conditions, including Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and learning difficulties.
You will work within community settings including nurseries, mainstream and special school settings, seeing children within their occupational environment. You will carry out essential roles within the Occupational Therapy process, including assessment, equipment recommendation, advice and training, group and workshop facilitation and individual therapy. We are a proactive service responsive to best practice evidence, we deliver services targeted at the whole population supporting early year's settings, schools and parents to meet needs pre- referral.
Due to the community nature of this post the candidates will need to have experience of independent working, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team. You will need to have experience or the capability to develop supervision skills to support junior staff.
Do you want to:
- Be an integral member of a dedicated team?
- Join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its children at the centre of care?
- Contribute to the provision of high quality care within your local community?
We can offer flexible working, training and development opportunities, a supportive supervision structure and much, much more.
Therapists at CSH Surrey are integral to our workforce. They are highly valued and we offer
the same benefits that substantive staff receive such as annual Leave, high cost area allowance, expenses and the NHS pension scheme.
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If you want to play a leading role in supporting children develop independence in everyday living at home, nursery or school and in leisure pursuits. You are organised and enjoy working as part of a team, you are passion is delivering high quality, compassionate and sensitive care, we want to hear from you! Employed by CSH Surrey as part of the Surrey-wide Children and Family Health Surrey service
Children and Family Health Surrey is the new, Surrey-wide NHS community health service for children and young people from birth up to 19 years of age (up to 25 for young adults with additional needs) and their parents and carers. It also provides some services in parts of North East Hampshire and Farnham.
By working together as one service, Children and Family Health Surrey will ensure children and young people continue to be at the centre of the care they receive as well as improve access to healthcare services across the county and in north east Hampshire and Farnham.
You will join a service that will be delivered through an exciting new partnership between three of Surrey's established and respected community healthcare providers and employers: CSH Surrey and First Community Health and Care and Surrey's mental health provider, Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust. Together they provide a single community health service that includes health visiting, school-age nursing and immunisations, therapies (dietetics, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy), emotional wellbeing services and specialist health services for children with medical, physical and learning disability needs.
For the first time, Children and Family Health Surrey will bring together physical and emotional health services that are designed first and foremost around the needs of the children, young people and their families.Recruitment - Golden Hello
Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in two instalments: - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part- time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI National Insurance in the usual way.We don't operate Golden Hellos for Band 7 or Band 8 posts, Bank posts or fixed term contracts.
• Community Qualified Nurses,
• Community Hospital Qualified Nurse
• Paediatric Occupational Therapists
• Immunisation Team Nurses
• Paediatric Physio and Speech & Language Therapists
• Health Visitors located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*
• School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*
• Speech and Language Therapists**
• Occupational Therapists**
*Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough
** For Surrey Downs Health and Care contract only
ier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website . Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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