School Occupational Therapist

Therapists - South East London

Ref: 4250Thursday 29 February 2024

£150 to £400 a day (PAYE)

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Southwark Occupational Therapist – SEND School

South London


School Hours

Pay to NHS Scale

Are you a new or existing Occupational Therapist looking for a new role working within SEND School settings?

We are currently working with many London-based SEND Schools looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their existing team supporting students with SEND needs. The schools’ Occupational Therapy Teams we are working with are across London and have opportunities for those looking for part-time, full-time, locum, or permanent positions. The opportunities offer a great work-life balance, including a welcoming and friendly environment for you to gain further experience and support students. 

The roles will vary depending on the type of SEND School, and we work with Multidisciplinary/ Occupational Therapy teams in a variety of schools such as Mainstream schools with an ARP (Additional Resource Provision), SEND schools for ASD, MLD, SLD, PMLD, SLCN, SEMH and trauma-informed schools.

Opportunities include:

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

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

Candidate should be/have:

  • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or registration in 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.

Interested in hearing more about Occupational Therapist Roles?

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

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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