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Occupational Therapist New

TLTP Education

£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Tooting Bec

Permanent | Full Time



Occupational Therapist required in a special school for students aged 5 to 19 with SEMH difficulties based in Tooting.
They are seeking a Band 6 Occupational Therapists (with at least 4 years relevant post graduate experience or a Band 5 that has gained the required experience to progress to a Band 6) wishing to work in a school setting, to join their multi-disciplinary team comprising of speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, drama therapy, behavioural specialist and psychology. The role would suit one full time candidate working across two sites or a part time candidate at each school.  
The OT service is an integrated model which is focused on supporting students to access the class-based curriculum by working on core barriers to learning. The aim is to maximise a child's potential to access learning, and to optimise their ability to function in class and home. You will work closely with teaching staff and the inclusion team.  You will be part of an expanding and innovating, multidisciplinary therapy team.
They are looking for an Occupational Therapist who:  
-Is highly motivated, passionate, dynamic and flexible  
-Has experience working with children and young people with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome  
-Has highly developed communication and interpersonal skills  
-Has experience working collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams in school environments  
-Is seeking to further develop their skills and knowledge in working with young people with Autism  
-Has knowledge of the National Curriculum and statutory requirement of EHCPs  
-Must have HPC Registration, be a member of BAOT, hold a Bachelors or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy and have Pediatric experience.  
-Has experience of providing clinical supervision and in leading on service development projects  
-Is qualified up to SI3 or has good knowledge and skills in sensory integration  
Main responsibilities will involve:  
-Group and individual therapy and class-based work  
-Carrying out assessments where required  
-Delivering in-service training where required  
-Strong MDT approach  
Benefits include:  
-Working with a creative, enthusiastic, supportive and caring team of staff  
-Supportive in-house Curriculum Access Team  
-Supervision can be provided  
-Their private Health Care Plan  
-Company pension.  
Apply now or call Ronni on 0208 709 6540 or for more information!  
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