Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!
Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.
The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities.
Students within Orchard Hill College have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.
Pupils within the OHC&AT have a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; learning abilities and additional needs.
Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification –Specialist Physiotherapist Band 6 – JD PS
We require a Specialist Physiotherapist (Band 6) to work across our sites, as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SLTs, OTs and music therapists). You will support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will also work very closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as educating and supporting teaching staff in such aspects as postural management, manual handling, delivering therapy programmes, aquatic therapy and use of specialised equipment. In addition the post will involve delivering training to other staff and provision of aquatic therapy. You will be responsible to and supported by the Band 7 equivalent Physiotherapist as well as the Lead for Therapies.
This post will be based across two of our venues, although you may be required to work at any centre.
We can offer you:
–Line management and clinical supervision
-A programme of continuing professional development
-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement
For more information or to discuss the role, please contact Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) on 0345 402 0453 / 07983589596.
Further details and how to apply
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing date: 5pm on Friday 5th July 2019
Interview: week commencing 15th July 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.
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.