Jessica Dunn

Occupational Therapist | Paediatric & Young People
within 2 hours travel time

Experience

  • 6 years case management experience
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Client Support Through CHC Process
  • Client Support Through EHCP Process
  • Developmental Disorders, Coordination and Sensory Processing
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Key Skills

  • Occupational Therapy including using individually tailored approaches, through standardised assessments and clinical experience.
  • Writing clear, concise comprehensive reports.
  • Providing support and education to families and carers
  • 19 years specialising in paediatrics
  • Strong advocate for clients
  • Defining clear goals and outcome reporting

Profile

I use my strong communication skills to develop good working relationships with clients and their families. I have a client-centred and collaborative approach, bringing together those involved, to provide the client with the highest quality of support. My skills of professional assessment, advice and treatment for children who require short or long-term support, supports them to achieve their potential.

Previous Clinical Experience

2011 – present. Paediatric Occupational Therapist in private practice.

2005 – 2010 – Paediatric OT in a large multidisciplinary team for NHS Islington, London

Developed and delivered OT for schools, outpatient clinics, and home support, running groups, individual therapy and training.

2005 – 2010 – Family Career break. Followed by retraining at Brent NHS

Our team delivered OT through mainstream and special schools, nurseries, playgroups and clinics.

1999-2000 – Paediatric OT at Ealing Children’s services

Working in a large team. Caseload was clinic based, and also in a Special School, for children with complex needs.

1998-1999 – Homerton University Hospital NHS – post graduate rotations in:

Acute adult mental health, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics.

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Registered Practitioner, British Association of Brain Injury and Complex Case Management (BABICM)
  • BSc Psychology

Maintaining Excellence

Jessica is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd which includes the following areas:

  • Capacity and Consent
  • Safeguarding Adults 06/06/22 Children 06/06/22
  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Management of Risk
  • Moving and Handling
  • GDPR