Occupational Therapist Band 6

Occupational Therapist - Haringey, North East London

Ref: 4717Wednesday 1 May 2024

Occupational Therapist Band 6 

ASD Specialised School 

Permanent opportunities 

September 2024 or sooner! 

Are you a highly skilled, qualified Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge? 

Parker Smith Inclusion is working alongside a specialised school that supports young people with autism and learning difficulties who are seeking an occupational therapist to join their established therapist team. The school has a warm and calm atmosphere, and the students are happy in their learning environment. The schools offer education to children ages 2 to 19 from moderate to severe needs.

About the Occupational Therapist role

This is a full-time Occupational Therapist role salary ranging from £30,000 to £50,000 depending on experience.

The whole purpose of a school-based Occupational Therapist is to help children succeed. As an OT based in highly complex settings, you will look at the whole child, tackling individual tasks, 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 activities, supporting them in learning and reaching their full potential.

Highlighting a select few of your Occupational Therapist responsibilities, you will; provide occupational therapy assessments, develop intervention plans, ensure understanding of student occupational needs, maintain records, write reports, advise, monitor and training for non-occupational staff, liaise with staff, parents and students.

Occupational Therapist Criteria

Education and Qualification

  • Essential -Occupational Therapy Qualification  
  • Essential – Registered with the HPC

Knowledge and Experience

  • 3 + years post OT qualification working in paediatrics
  • Experience in working across a multi-professional team
  • Working with parents and volunteers
  • Managing and evaluating resources within a setting
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective programs for the pupils
  • Monitor the effectiveness of programs and adapt as required.
  • Ability to advise and support other professionals
  • Ability to identify own training needs, attend required training and continued professional development.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SI approaches.
  • Able to communicate confidently with a wide range of people both written and verbal.
  • Worked with children with additional and special educational needs.
  • Able to work independently as well as being part of a team.

If you want to hear more about our Occupational Therapist role, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to Katie@psinclusion.co.uk

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