Occupational Therapist

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£26,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Therapist at Calthorpe Academy in Birmingham. Contact Alison on .

Occupational Therapist
Band 6 - 7 (depending on skills and qualifications)
Permanent - pro rata
Term time only (flexible working hours available)

Calthorpe Academy is an all age 2- 19 Special School catering for 385 pupils with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and challenging behaviour.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist who has a passion for working with pupils with special needs and thrives in a multi-professional environment.

You will be responsible for:
* Assessing and providing therapy interventions for pupils
* Developing, monitoring and reviewing individual therapeutic programmes.
* Working directly with individuals and with small groups of students.
* Working collaboratively with teaching staff and other health professionals.
* Providing training and advice to school staff.
* Keeping parents informed of pupils' progress and contributing to annual reviews.

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience working with children with SEN, including PMLD, Autism, SLD. You will hold a degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy and be HPC registered. Master's degree in Sensory Integration is desirable however not essential for the role. You will need to have excellent communication skills, flexible approach to meet the needs of our students and be committed in your approach.

Your personal and professional development will be supported with regular supervision and opportunities for training activities in your professional development plan.

We have established a reputation for innovative practice and strong leadership in driving forward the status of Special Education in its widest sense. We are seeking dynamic talented and motivated staff who wish to flourish in such an environment.

If you believe you have the skills to contribute to our dedicated team and help our pupils to reach their potential then this could be the post for you.

If you are interested in the role and would like to request an informal visit please contact Alison Clements at Hays Education on .

For more information please contact Alison Clements at Hays Education on or email

Calthorpe Academy is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. An enhanced DBS will be required before commencement in the post.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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