Occupational Therapist – Band 6

Occupational Therapist - North East London

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Occupational Therapist – Band 6

School-Based Occupational Therapist

London Borough of East London

Competitive Salary

Immediate Start or September

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge or career progression within a school setting?

Do you have a strong background and passion for paediatric support?

I am seeking a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to join a fantastic ASD School in the heart of East London they are looking for an Occupational therapist to join the experience clinical staffing team, to support vulnerable students within highly complex settings. You will have the full support of experienced professionals who all work together to support young people.

About the role of Occupational Therapist

The purpose of an Occupational Therapist is to help children succeed. As an Occupational Therapist based in complex settings, you will look at the whole child, tackling individual tasks, and helping students find ways to do the things they need and want to do. You will liaise closely with the multi-disciplinary clinical team to provide an intensive treatment service. You will engage the children and young people within the school in innovative, helpful therapeutic and meaningful activity, supporting them in learning and reaching their full potential.

Requirements for Occupational Therapist

  • To work as an Occupational Therapist, you will need to hold a recognised Occupational Therapy degree, be HCPC registered and a registered member of the British College of Occupational Therapists. You will need solid experience, ideally working with highly vulnerable children, or children with complex needs
  • Pay and hours – school salaries are competitive but sometimes term time only, please bear that in mind. School hours are typically 8.30 to 4pm, so for our OTs looking to balance family life, this is a huge benefit. This also benefits our OTs who work privately or like to have free time to work on other projects!

About the school

The school we are working with provide education to young people aged between 5 and 18 who have autism and associated conditions, striving to deliver a pupil-centred education in a safe, friendly environment ensuring the needs of each student is met

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Occupational Therapy opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development. Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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