JustOT is working on an exciting paediatric opportunity based in Cranleigh Surrey. The School provides places for up to 60 pupils aged 4 - 19 and operates for 43 weeks per year divided into three terms.
Occupational therapist Job Surrey
Fulltime 34.7 hours Term time only
Salary 26K-35K DOE
There is a 1:1 staffing ratio with all pupils receiving an individualised curriculum and comprehensive outreach programme, delivered by a highly qualified specialist teaching team.
The job role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our integrated therapy team based just outside Surrey. Working closely with pupils, other therapists teachers and parents to provide specialist direct and indirect therapy for pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Addressing sensory processing difficulties, anxiety & emotional regulation difficulties, motor and perceptual skills and functional life skills.
Duties will include.
*Planning and implementing appropriate therapy interventions whilst collaboratively with parents and teachers.
*Planning and delivering group and individual therapy and integrating therapy into the class and individual programmes
*Assessing and evaluating therapy outcomes and contributing findings to Annual Review meetings
*To provide clinical supervision for Junior Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants
*To demonstrate clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures.
*To work through the school's professional development programme on applied behaviour analysis and to work towards certification in this area.
*Work closely whole therapy team to deliver joint therapy sessions in line with the statemented/EHCP needs of pupils
*To use specialist knowledge to inform changes to service/policy developments as appropriate.
To be considered for this position you must have
*Post graduate Paediatric work
*Providing advice sessions and/or workshops for carers and other professionals
*Special Needs / Autism Spectrum Disorders
*Research and its contribution to clinical practice
*Well established knowledge of relevant Health/Education/social issues/legislation
*Currently registered with the HCPC
In return you will be offered 44 days annual leave, plus bank holiday, salary is paid in 12 equal payments throughout the year, other benefits including -
*Free on-site car parking
*Private health care (Optional)
*Subsidised Gym Membership
*Staff wellbeing programme
*Extensive range of High Street Discounts
If you would like more info call Everton on 0207 613 7573.