Team Leader Neuro-developmental Practitioner

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

The Community Paediatric Service are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic and passionate practitioner to work as part of the team, to support the co-ordination of assessment pathways to ensure the best possible outcomes for children and their families. The post holder will work closely with the consultant paediatricians, additional clinical and admin staff within the team, and colleagues from varied agencies including pre-school and school staff.

They will play a key role in managing and supporting the specialist nursery nurses, to provide early identification and intervention for pre-school children with highly complex needs. The applicant will need to have a sound knowledge in child development and SEND, and have the ability to challenge others in the best interest for the child and family. They will be required to communicate with parents and a range of professionals and will need to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to manage difficult and sometimes emotive situations.

The Community Paediatric Service is part of the children's integrated health teams and works closely with colleagues from therapies and nursing to support children with SEND. The team are continually working towards improvements to provide the best possible outcomes for children and families in Oldham. This provides the post holder with great opportunities to work jointly with colleagues and draw upon their specialist knowledge to provide quality care planning for children and their families.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Catherine Fox

Assistant Directorate Manager

Reference: 40881392

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