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Highly Specialised Occupational Therapist Band 7

Therapy pro rata £14,217.80 - £15,592.49 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £39,881 to £43,737 per annum)
The Link Primary School, Croydon
14 hours a week, Wednesday & One other week day, Term Time only
Closing Date: 21/03/2019

Job Details

You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

The post holder will join an established team of occupational therapists who are jointly responsible for providing a therapy service to the Link Primary School. The team works in partnership with teachers and support staff in our child centred classrooms.

Full Job Description – OT – Job Description Jan19

Person Specification

Full Person Specification – OT – Person Specification Jan19

Further Information

The Link Primary School formulates part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust providing non-residential, specialist teaching and therapy for 51 children aged 4-11 years whose primary need is Speech, Language and Communication. Many of the pupils are also on the autistic spectrum and have a wide range of cognitive and sensory need.

We can offer you:

– Local Government Pension Scheme

– Line management and clinical supervision

– A programme of continuing professional development

– Supportive team

– Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with children with a range of needs and diagnoses.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please ring Sandy Turner (Principal) on 0208 688 5239.

Closing date: 12 p.m. Thursday 21st March 2019

Interview Date: 28th and 29th March 2019

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Note – Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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