Paediatric Occupational Therapist Vacancies in the Midlands & North West Paediatric Occupational Therapist Vacancies Hours: Part Time (minimum 3 days per wk) to full time Location 1:  for Midlands, Leicester and surrounding counties Location 2:  for North West, Warrington and surrounding counties Pay Scale: dependent on experience & qualifications + mileage and travel Consultant Rate: for…

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Paediatric Occupational Therapist Vacancy x 2 Hours: Part Time (minimum 3 days per wk) or full time Location:  1 OT for West Midlands; Coventry & surrounding areas plus 1 OT for North West; Wales, Merseyside & surrounding areas Pay Scale: dependent on experience & qualifications + mileage and travel Holidays: 28 days with increments to 33…

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Slow Processing Speed Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT September 2018   We recently posted a link to an article about slow processing speed on our Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/188501934554033/posts/2034414056629469/   Processing speed This is so important when thinking about starting a new school or returning to school after the summer holidays. If a child has difficulties…

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Hot weather and summer holidays Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT July 2018     In 2016 we posted about traveling abroad and some tips for children with additional needs. This focused on airport travel and holiday destinations. Further information on this can be accessed at: https://www.childrenstherapysolutions.co.uk/2016/08/02/going-abroad-summer/ In addition to planning your travel and destination, I think…

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Compression Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 19th October 2017   Compression We recently posted a link on our Facebook page regarding compression strategies; this link highlights that you can get compression through many different activities and not just a compression vest. Link:https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1580212458716300 Compression based activities can be calming for the body, it can give us…

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Back to School? Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 24th August 2017   Back to School? Are you ready? Are they ready? Readiness and preparation is the key to starting back to school, especially when transitioning into a new school or new class. Here are some things to think about when sending your child off to…

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Fidget Gadgets Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 28th June 2017   Fidget Gadgets We recently posted a link on our Facebook page regarding sensory tools for Fidgety kids; this post was created by Wunder Mom- Home.Kids.Life and can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1437475369656677     These ideas included:   Pipe cleaners: These are easily accessible in…

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Sensory Rooms in the Community Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 26th April 2017   We recently posted a link on our Facebook page explaining about the new sensory room in Shannon Airport. This is the first European Airport sensory room and should hopefully encourage other airports to create their own sensory environment. https://www.facebook.com/Shannon.Airport.Official/videos/1303271216429032/   Support…

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Tips for the Christmas period Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 19th December 2016 Tips for the Christmas Period   We recently posted a link on our Facebook page to a course on ‘How to Manage Autism Calmly over the Christmas period’ by Yvonne Newbold- here’s the link if you would like more information https://www.udemy.com/how-to-manage-autism-calmly-over-christmas/?couponCode=AC1500  …

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