Occupational Therapist – mental health

Shire Healthcare are currently sourcing two Occupational Therapists for one of our specialist clients in Lancashire. The successful Occupational Therapist will work within a specialist day and residential school supporting 5–19-year-olds with speech, language and communication needs, ASD and social, emotional and mental health needs.

The vacancies:

  • Permanent – 4 days per week
  • 1 year fixed-term contract – up to 4 days per week

The role:

  • Providing assessments and interventions for the specialist educational provision although expected to work across a range of settings.
  • Supporting students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs, ASD and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team including Teachers and Speech and Language Therapists.

The candidate:

  • Holds a relevant Occupational Therapy Degree/diploma
  • Registered with the HCPC.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children and young people with ASD, sensory processing and/or motor/coordination difficulties and social and emotional mental health needs.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please apply now to liaise with one of our experienced consultants.

Ref: 604

Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £31,300.00-£37,800.00 per year

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Occupational Therapy

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