Due to business growth and our expanding client base, we are looking to recruit a Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist (Band 6 & Band 7) to work as part of our team covering Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Lincolnshire areas.

About the role

The successful candidate will be working towards service development and supervising junior members of the team and having your own clinical case load and will provide appropriate, timely and effective occupational treatment to both adults and young people with complex needs within the community.

You will be responsible for handling your own case load, providing assessments and treatment for clients who have a range of conditions which may include cerebral palsy, downs syndrome, head injuries, spinal injuries, muscular dystrophy, developmental delay, DCD, autism, sensory processing difficulties, ADHD, fine motor and perceptual difficulties.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing assessment and intervention to children within schools with a range of handwriting, coordination, fine and gross motor, concentration, and sensory difficulties.
  • Completing professional Occupational Therapy reports following assessment with comprehensive evaluation and analysis of need and providing outcome objectives and recommendations for the child and family.
  • Create and deliver individual intervention programmes based on assessment provided including smart goals and review process.
  • Liaising with SENCOs, teachers, and parents in relation to support provided.
  • To advocate for the role of OTs within schools and provide training and education to teaching staff in order to support pupils’ progress.

So, if you are looking for a new and enriching role that:

  • involves MDT
  • working closely with clients, care teams, and MDT professionals,
  • has a high level of job satisfaction
  • offers excellent CPD opportunities
  • offers good pay

…then you have come to the right place!

Who we’re looking for

We invite applications from skilled, enthusiastic, and proactive Occupational Therapists with a positive attitude towards patients with complex needs. Appropriate training and supervision will be provided to help augment your continued professional development and meet the needs of the client group you care for.

Essential criteria for the role include:

  • Graduate Diploma, Ordinary Degree, or Honours Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC registration and RCOT membership.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, and other professionals through a range of methods (report writing, verbal, email, telephone etc).
  • Evidence of effective time management and organisational skills during management of own workload and to be flexible in working patterns to support the needs of clients and the overall
  • Evidence of positive post-graduate development.

Head to our careers page for a full job description.

About Healing Touch Rehab

We are a specialist rehabilitation service for children and adults with neurological injuries. Treatment is undertaken in various places, including client’s homes, schools, nurseries, educational settings, daycare settings, and specialist brain injury units. We work with children—alongside their schools, families, and case managers—offering assessments, recommendations, and treatment for a wide range of needs.

We firmly believe that, irrespective of our clients’ needs and the rehabilitation journey they may be in, they must have access to appropriate levels of therapy intervention, equipment, and support to maximise their level of independence and improve their quality of life. We are very fortunate that almost all our clients have support systems and suitable funding, enabling us to offer them continued care.

Interested? Get in touch!

For an informal chat about any of our job vacancies, please speak to our Clinical Director, Kay Ganguly, by calling 0333 090 2803 or emailing [email protected].