Locum Paediatric Occupational Therapist – Full Time

Location: Surrey  |  Surrey  |  England
Sector: Health Care
Consultant: Tom Baker
Job Reference: 44549
Salary: £26 - £32
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Healthcare is looking for a Locum Paediatric Occupational Therapist to fill an ongoing role in the Guildford area.

The role:

My client based near Guildford are seeking an ongoing band 6/7 Occupational Therapist to work on an ongoing basis. They are seeking a candidate who has experience working with children aged 0-19 with neuro disability and developmental difficulties in the community.

Key responsibilities:

  • To work as an in clinical professional with knowledge and skills, problem solving and clinical reasoning in a specialist area
  • To manage, with support and supervision, and prioritise a caseload of service users with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour.
  • To use evidence based/service user centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, plan, implement and evaluate intervention
  • To assess and monitor the service user’s need for equipment and the provision of this, e.g. raised toilet seats, adaptive cutlery, commode/shower chairs and minor adaptations as required (grab rails)
  • To be committed to continuous professional development.

Applicant Requirements:


  • BSc or equivalent in Occupational Therapy


  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Preferably a member of RCOT.


  • Experience working with children aged 0-19 with neuro disability and developmental difficulties in the community
  • Knowledgeable in Occupational Therapy models and treatment approaches and able to critically evaluate implementation within clinical area in line with organisational policies and evidence based practice principles.
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS and assessment for EHCP


  • Full & part time considered


  • Outside IR35

Working with Seven Health & Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Health & Social Care is a leading provider of care professionals to The NHS, county councils, charities, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Psychology, Muscular Therapy, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Support Work and everything in between.

After being winning multiple awards in 2019, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know an Occupational Therapist who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Health & Social Care. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.