Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist - Brent, North West London

Ref: 3248Monday 29 January 2024

Occupational Therapist (OT)

*** SEN School in Brentford, North West London

*** Working with children aged 3 -16 who have complex Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Speech and Language Communication Needs

*** ASAP start (flexible start date), Permanent contract

*** £28,000 - £45,000 depending on band scales

*** You get 13 weeks' holiday! ***

Are you a passionate and skilled paediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) seeking a meaningful opportunity to positively impact the lives of children with complex Autism?

Look no further! Our outstanding SEN school in Brentford, North West London is searching for a talented Occupational Therapist to join the school's dynamic team from September onwards, offering a permanent contract.

The school prides itself on providing an inclusive and nurturing environment for children facing unique challenges. The school specialises in supporting students with complex Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and SLCN, who may experience high levels of anxiety. By joining the team, you will play a crucial role in helping our students overcome barriers and achieve their full potential.

As an Occupational Therapist at the school, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work collaboratively: Join a team of dedicated professionals, including teachers, support staff, and therapists, to create personalised treatment plans and goals for each student. Collaborate with colleagues and parents to ensure a holistic approach to therapy.

  • Make a difference: Empower children with Autism and PDA to develop essential life skills, improve their sensory integration, enhance their social interactions, and manage anxiety. Witness their growth and progress firsthand as you support them on their journey.

  • Innovate and creative learning environment: Utilise evidence-based interventions and innovative techniques to tailor therapy sessions to meet the unique needs of each child. Develop creative strategies that inspire engagement and promote independence in daily activities.

  • Be part of a supportive community: Join a school that fosters a warm and inclusive environment where teamwork, collaboration, and continuous professional development are highly valued. Benefit from ongoing training opportunities to expand your knowledge and expertise.

What we're looking for

  • Qualified Occupational Therapist: must hold HCPC registration or be in process

  • Passion for special education: Possess a genuine enthusiasm for supporting children with complex needs and a commitment to their holistic development.

  • Strong interpersonal skills: Demonstrate excellent communication and collaboration abilities, working closely with colleagues, parents, and external professionals.

  • Resilience and adaptability: Thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, and maintain a positive attitude when faced with challenges.

  • Professionalism and integrity: Uphold the highest standards of professional ethics, maintaining confidentiality and respecting diversity.

*** September start, Permanent contract ***

Interested in hearing more about Occupational Therapist positions?

If you want to hear more about Occupational Therapist positions or any of our SEN opportunities, you can apply by responding to this advert; unfortunately, you will be unsuccessful in this role if you are not contacted within 5 working days. However, we will keep your CV, and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEN 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 consent 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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