Occupational Therapy Assistant

Therapy Assistant - Harlow, Essex

Ref: 5311Wednesday 15 May 2024

up to £46,000pa

Occupational Therapy Assistant - SEMH School -  Harlow - ASAP start

Up to £46,000 pa

Are you seeking a role supporting an experienced multidisciplinary therapy team?

Perhaps you are an aspiring Occupational Therapy Assistant seeking a unique opportunity to shadow and support outstanding practitioners.

Do you want to work in a SEN primary school based in Harlow supporting children with SEMH?

About the SEN School

The school is a specialist SEMH school catering for pupils aged 4 to 11. The students may also have other special educational needs including ASD, ADHD, Sensory issues and SEMH (social, emotional and mental health) needs. 

The class size will be no larger than 7 pupils and will be supported by Teachers, HLTAs and Therapists. 


What you can expect as a Occupational Therapy Assistant 

As a Occupational Therapy Assistant in this specialist SEND school you will work as part of the specialist therapy multidisciplinary team. As a Occupational Therapy Assistant you will support speech and language therapy and occupational therapy within the classroom setting. You will work with pupils both individually and in groups to support their development of communication skills.

As a Occupational Therapy Assistant you will be responsible for preparing and maintaining therapeutic materials. You will also support the Speech and Language or Occupational Therapist with administration tasks and assist them to develop the therapy programmes.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Requirements

  • Experience working in a school setting
  • It is desirable that you have knowledge, understanding and experience of speech, language and communication needs
  • Good communication skills 
  • Excellent organisation 

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! or email me on harry@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.

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