Occupational Therapist - SW London

Occupational Therapist - South West London

Ref: 161Thursday 20 June 2024

£35,000 - £49,000

Are you a currently working in a school Occupational Therapy team and looking for a change or progression?


Do you have experience in Paediatric Occupational Therapy and looking for a role in which to specialise working with children?


Are you a confident and motivated Band 5 or an emerging Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to work within schools in either a part-time or full-time capacity?


Are you looking for an opportunity to work around your family life, or are you keen to build new skills in SEND such as SI (Sensory Integration)?


Parker Smith Inclusion are currently partnered with many London based special schools looking to expand their Occupational Therapy offer. The schools’ Occupational Therapy Teams we are working with are across London and have opportunities covering part-time, full-time, locum, or permanent. The opportunities are flexible enough to work with you and working in schools offers great work life balance.

The roles will vary depending on the type of setting and we work with Multidisciplinary/ Occupational Therapy teams in a variety of settings: Mainstream schools with ARP (Additionally Resourced Provisions) SEND schools for ASD, MLD, SLD, PMLD, SLCN, SEMH and trauma informed schools.

During school closures some of our schools lost locum staff in their Occupational Therapy teams, so a number of our schools are looking to offer permanent contracts to OTs looking for security in school based work.


Opportunities include:

  • Newly qualified Occupational Therapist (Band 5 equivalent)
  • Experienced Occupational Therapist (Band 6 equivalent)
  • Lead Occupational Therapist (Band 7/8 equivalent)


Responsible for: Delivery of Occupational Therapy within school settings, either one site or multisite or as Advisory Service for Local Authorities.


Occupational Therapy hours and contract types:

  • Full time – term time only
  • Part-time – term time only
  • Full time – 52 weeks
  • Part-time – 52 weeks
  • Permanent contracts, FTC, temporary and locum


  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Westminster
  • Greenwich
  • Croydon
  • Richmond Upon Thames


The occupational therapy teams form part of a multi-disciplinary team to drive forward programmes of development and rehabilitation.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass Occupational Therapy assessments, treatment and management of needs extended to life outside of school. You will assess, implement and develop treatment programmes according to diagnosis and identified needs.


Candidate should be/have:

  • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or registration n process.
  • Paediatric experience.
  • A passion to work in Paediatric Occupational Therapy.
  • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills.
  • Resilience and an ability to manage difficult situations.

Whatever your situation or level of experience, please speak to us today to discuss opportunities within Occupational Therapy in London!


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, or emailing your CV to emilie@psinclusion.co.uk

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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