Occupational Therapist Band 6 North London
Band 6 - £26,000 - £38,000
Our client is committed to providing an outstanding education for all its pupils. The ethos of the school will meet the needs of the Jewish Community through providing a broad secular and religious education with therapeutic and life skills programmes as an integral part of the school day.
Based in north London this SEN school is recruiting for a paediatric OT, they cater for 60 children from the ages of 3-16 years old. The children suffer with varying difficulties within learning development and physical disabilities. Their class sizes are small in number so the OT will have opportunity for a lot of 1-1 interaction with the children.
Main Duties will include -
1.To provide occupational therapy assessment (e.g. functional behavioural and standardised assessments, skilled observation, checklists, histories and interviews) and intervention in accordance with the child's needs and requirements as stated within the statement/EHCP.
2.Develop intervention plans based on student needs and regularly evaluate.
3.Monitor and reassess the effects of occupational therapy intervention and the need to continue, modify, or discontinue intervention.
4.Participates in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations and develop individual education plans and intervention plans to achieve IEP goals.
The ideal candidate will have:
*2-3 year experience in paediatrics
*Knowledge and understanding of SI approaches.
*Ability to develop and deliver effective programs for the pupils
*Monitor the effectiveness of programs and adapt as required.
*Ability to advise and support other professionals
*Ability to identify own training needs, attend required training and continued professional development.
*Able to communicate confidently with a wide range of people both written and verbal.
*Worked with children with additional and special educational needs.
*Able to work independently as well as being part of a team.
To apply, or for further information, please call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325