Specialist Occupational Therapist Band 6

Full-time 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday all year round, or possibility to work term time only

This role will require you to work across 2 of the 6 college sites (Uxbridge, New Malden, Hackbridge, Carshalton, Camberwell Green and Wandsworth)

Band 6 FTE £29,178 to £38,007 per annum

40 days holiday to be taken outside term time

Local Government Pension Scheme

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.

We provide a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/severe/and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

  • Line management and clinical supervision
  • A programme of continuing professional development
  • Supportive team
  • Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust
  • The role all year round, but applications for term time only will be considered.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please visit send us your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please ring Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) if you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion on 0345 402 0453 or 07983589596.

Closing date for applications: 8am on Monday 16th April 2018

Interview Date: w/c 23rd April 2018

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Closing date: 16 Apr 2018

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