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Community Children's Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Children's Occupational Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
12 months (Fixed term contract until January 2023)
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
30 hours per week
Job ref
Longlands Child Development Centre
£32,306 - £39,027 dependent on expirience, per annum pro rata
Salary period
02/12/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

This is an  opportunity for a enthusiastic innovative Occupational Therapist to join our Integrated Therapy and Nursing Team.

If you are interested in joining our team please apply.

You must have a degree or equivalent diploma in Occupational Therapy and be HCPC registered.

Contact Rebecca Tudor for further information.

 Women & Children's Care Group



Main duties of the job

You will work as part of an integrated team providing assessment and goal-based time limited Occupational Therapy intervention for babies, children and young people in a variety of community settings  . You will provide a service tailored to increase participation for each individual child and their family across health, education and social services. You will be working with a senior therapist and have access to regular clinical supervision.

We are delighted to have recently recruited  an Occupational Therapy professional lead and have recently reviewed our Occupational Therapy service.

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals-Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre. 

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses. 

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/  

Person specification

essential and desirable

Essential criteria
  • Occupational therapist registration
  • Worked with children
  • Able to travel
  • Worked in a community setting
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership and mentoring experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Rebecca Tudor
Job title
Children's Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Val Baxter


Children And Young Peoples Community Matron