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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Field:
Support Services Jobs
Speciality:
Senior Carer Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
Somerset
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary Description:
pro rata plus benefits package
Posted:
20-Sep-19
Recruiter:
Karma Health & Well-being Ltd
Job Ref:
SOT

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join a friendly, multidisciplinary therapy team. In this unique role, you will benefit from fully funded training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge, working 1 to 1 to provide specialist, direct and indirect therapy for pupils with autism and related disabilities.

This position is based in a school within the Somerset, you will work closely with other therapists and teachers to provide specialist direct and indirect therapy for pupils and young adults with autism and related disabilities. Your work will include addressing sensory processing difficulties, anxiety and emotional regulation difficulties, motor and perpetual skills and functional life skills.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following personal attributes:

A recognised Occupational Therapy degree/qualification
Health Care Professionals Council Licence to practice
Membership with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
2-3 years proven experience working as an Occupational Therapist (ideally with children or within education)
Minimum qualifications in Sensory Integration of Module 1 and 2. The school will support the candidate to attain module 3.
Knowledge of special educational needs and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Experience in writing annual review reports to contribute towards Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
A confident, caring and pro-active attitude.
Salary - £28,050 - £35,000 (dependant on experience) pro rota plus benefits package

Contract terms – 24 hrs a week. Tuesday-Thursday 8.30-4.30pm.

Closing Date:
18/10/2019

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