Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist - New Elizabethan School - MDT

Cambian Group
£30,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: HighlySpecialist Occupational Therapist - Education
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 pro rata
Permanent: Full Time, 40 hours per week. Term Time, 38 weeks.
Location: Hartlebury, Worcestershire

The Cambian Group, the UK's largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist. We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Cambian New Elizabethan School is a day school that offers outstanding opportunities for boys and girls with a diagnosis of communication difficulties, autism spectrum conditions, complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Job Role

You will work alongside a full multidisciplinary team comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and speech and language therapists. You will be required to exercise leadership, driving service delivery for occupational therapy outcomes. Working autonomously, you will provide quality assessments, reports and interventions and work with the school staff to embed sensory strategies across the environment. Previous experience in working with children/ young people is essential, and formal qualifications in Sensory Integration will prove advantageous. Taking a “hands on” approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills. Within time you may hold responsibility for the supervision and development of others within the Cambian OT team.

In return we offer

  • Clinical Supervision

  • Full support from a multidisciplinary team

  • Developmental Opportunities

  • Internal/external training on new initiatives

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata, length of service increments included)

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

Preferred Experience:

  • ASD
  • Sensory
  • MDT Clinical support and supervision structure with organisation

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