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Consultant paediatric occupational therapist – based in Manchester


Are you a paediatric OT looking to work with private clients? Join our occupational therapy team as a consultant – make a difference!

  • Consultant occupational therapist – children and young people
  • Based in Manchester
  • Supporting and facilitating rehabilitation and life adjustments for those affected by complex disabilities
  • Contract negotiable according to skills and experience

About the role:

This challenging and rewarding role is ideally suited to an HCPC registered paediatric OT with at least 5 years’ experience of working in neuro rehabilitation and/or equipment & adaptations.

Occupational therapy with our clients can include:

  • carrying out comprehensive assessments and reports with recommendations
  • setting realistic client centred goals
  • using play and purposeful activities to engage the child and maximise their independence
  • assessing housing and equipment needs
  • considering any sensory difficulties through functional activity and play
  • working closely with statutory organisations including NHS and local education authorities
  • using evidence based outcome measures

About you:

  • you are a qualified occupational therapist registered to practice in the UK
  • you have experience in neuro rehabilitation and/or equipment & adaptations
  • you are passionate about your work, organised and have an eye for detail
  • you have an interest in or knowledge of the medico legal sector
  • you possess the ability to clearly explain and present assessment findings and recommendations

About us:

  • there is strong leadership, culture and ethos”
  • we receive praise and recognition”
  • our work is client centred”
  • we are respected in our sector
  • we feel well cared for”
  • we do a serious job but there is still a place for humour and fun

(what JSP team members say – March 2016)

If you are interested in working with us, we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact Denise Slack, clinical lead – occupational therapy, on 0114 229 0100 or deniseslack@jspsh.co.uk to apply or find out more.