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Occupational Therapist Band 5 Bromley

The details

  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Grade: Band 5
  • Salary: £22800 - £26000 per annum
  • Location: Kent, South East Coast
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Reference No: J72528

Occupational Therapist Band 5 Bromley
Paediatrics
Full Time (37.5 hrs per week, Term Time only)
Salary: £22,800 - £26,000
Permanent

Our client is an independent school for Primary and Secondary children with Autism. Their school is friendly, vibrant and well-resourced where our staff team offer a highly differentiated curriculum to children with a wide range of ability and a diversity of challenging attributes.

Job Summary and Duties

This is a great opportunity for a recently qualified Occupational Therapist to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with professional supervision from a senior practitioner, gaining specialist experience working with ASC and learning difficulties in a day school setting.

You will provide an occupational therapy service to children with autism and learning difficulties, undertaking assessments of students with diverse presentations to identify their individual sensory, physical, social and environmental needs. In addition, you will support the development and delivery of individualised intervention programmes to help learning and to enable meaningful engagement in activities, social interaction and relationships.

Offered on a permanent, full time basis working 37.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year) this role would suit a recently qualified Occupational Therapist, with some work experience of ASD in a childcare setting.

In brief, your role will involve:

*Provide accurate prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive transition
*Formulate and deliver on individual on Occupational Therapy intervention programmes, using your knowledge of evidence based practice and intervention options and using clinical assessment, reasoning and intervention skills to include motor sensory cognitive/perceptual assessments
*Evaluate client progress, reassess and alter intervention programmes as required

The ideal candidate will have:

*HCPC Registered
*Experience of working with children and/or ASD, although not essential
*Specialist knowledge of OT assessments and interventions
*Good communication including relationship, analytical and judgement skills

Employee Benefits include:

*Professional supervision
*Support with CPD and professional registration costs
*A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
*Company pension scheme and benefits

To apply, or for further information, call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325

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