Occupational Therapist Band 6 Guildford
Full Time - Term Time Only 0.6 FTE (Negotiable)
Band 6 - FTE £25,393 - 35,457
Our client is an academy for boys catering for both day and residential pupils. The academy is in the Surrey Countryside, 20 minutes from Guildford. They provide an all-round education for up to 52 boys aged 11-18.
Their students have statements of special educational needs and/or Education, Health and Care plans with SEMH (social, emotional and mental health) as their primary identified need, though the majority of students have additional special educational needs such as autistic spectrum conditions, speech, language and communication difficulties, ADHD, opposition defiance, medical conditions and attachment disorders.
With our committed support and guidance, their pupils manage to overcome significant barriers to learning, acquiring the skills and competencies to re-join mainstream or post-16 education with a broad spectrum of qualifications and there-by building themselves better futures.
Job purpose and scope:
-To deliver Occupational Therapy across the waking day curriculum using the wave provision of universal, targeted and specialist levels within a multi-disciplinary blended approach to improve outcomes for pupils.
-To be responsible for the Occupational Therapy provision across the waking day curriculum.
-To be accountable as a member of a multi-disciplinary team for pupil outcomes.
-To be responsible for maintaining and improving school standards
-To ensure that pupils have the fullest possible access to the whole curriculum
-To aim to ensure pupils achieve their full potential
-To further the holistic development of the pupil including functional life skills
-To work collaboratively with other therapists and teaching staff at the academy with the aim of providing a holistic therapeutic approach to their work with students.
-To assist in the management, development and research of occupational therapy services, including service reviews. To hold responsibility for defined projects.
-To provide support and training to all teaching staff regarding occupational therapy interventions.
-To comply with the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
-To work flexibly and travel to multiple sites as required (Affiliates' sites)
To apply or for further information, please contact Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325