Occupational Therapist – specialist school

Shire Healthcare are currently supporting a client based in Leicestershire with the recruitment of a permanent Occupational Therapist. The role is based within two specialist schools in Leicestershire that support pupils with Autism and social, emotional and mental health needs.

This is a full-time, permanent position (term-time only) although the client may consider part-time applicants.

The role:

  • Planning, preparing and delivering support programmes for pupils
  • Evaluating success of support programmes to ensure maximum engagement
  • Delivering Sensory Integration and Occupational Therapy assessments and programmes to pupils
  • Working collaboratively with support staff, teachers and therapists through an MDT approach
  • Helping to maintain wellbeing and positivity among the students
  • Participating in staff and therapy team meeting to promote best practice

The candidate:

  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience of working in a SEN/SpLD environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of children with Autism and social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Knowledge and commitment to safeguarding children
  • Experience of working within an educational setting (desirable)
  • Trained in Sensory Integration or a willingness to train (desirable)

If you are an Occupational Therapist and think this role might be right for you, apply below!

Reference ID: 329

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

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

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Occupational Therapy

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