JustOT are looking for a skilled Occupational therapist, to join a well-established specialist school based in South London. This is an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified Occupational Therapist to join the Therapy Team. You will work with children aged between 3 - 19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties.
Paediatrics Occupational Therapist Job South London
School based position
Permanent - Fulltime with 9 week holiday
£33,800- £42,300 DOE
Our client is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' specialist school for children aged 3 - 19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties. Although many of the children have some associated difficulties such as fine motor problems or poor organisational skills, they are all within the average range of cognitive abilities.
They have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join their Therapy Team, supporting children who have speech, language and communication difficulties.
The role involves providing an OT service focusing on sensory motor development and functional skills, amongst other responsibilities. You will be responsible for delivering therapy treatment programmes in small groups and on an individual basis according to your professional judgement. You will also be required to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.
*A supportive working environment in a newly refurbished building.
*Opportunity to design bespoke intervention packages for children based on your professional judgement.
*Close to a good transport network and on-site free parking is available.
*Support from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Therapy staff and Teachers who will work alongside you in the classroom. Our Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist and Arts Therapists aim to maximise each child's potential in a nurturing and supportive environment. * Continued professional development.
*Competitive salaries, generous staff benefits and a friendly nurturing environment.
The ideal candidate will have:
*Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
*Excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) along with good reading, writing and numeracy skills.
*The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.
*The ability to manage a small group of children with complex social communication needs.
*The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.
*Preferably experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN), particularly children on the Autism Spectrum.
*Completed at least Module 1 to 4 training in Sensory Integration.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327