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  • Speciality: paediatric service
  • Grade: Band 6
  • Salary: £31678 - £38000 per annum + Competitive Salary
  • Location: Surrey, South East Coast
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J96294.a

Our client in Surrey is looking for a Paediatric OT to join their team

Band 6 OT
Paediatrics
Salary £31,678 - £38,000
Start ASAP

JustOT are looking for an OT to work with their client based in Surrey
Our client is a wonderful school full of wonderful pupils set in the most beautiful grounds in the Surrey Hills.
As a specialist mainstream school for Dyslexic pupils they strive towards ensuring that all pupils have access to the education that they deserve.
Their pupils achieve far above national average in their GCSE's due to the value added support from our excellent Teaching and support staff and the essential self-confidence that they install in them.
They wish to recruit an Occupational Therapist to become part of their lovely school. The OT will become part of their SEN department. They are a kind and caring family school and they want all of their therapists to feel fully part of this lovely team in their school.
Therapist's responsibilities:
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate support plans detailed in the pupils EHCP.
To focus and advise on a plan of support for pupils.
To establish realistic goals with the pupil with meaningful outcomes. To demonstrate the activities or exercises to the pupil or the support staff To record and maintain the pupils progress through logs of sessions.
To refer a pupil to other specialists such as SaLT and liaise with the SEN department for support.
To maintain the occupational therapy setup with high quality resources.
To train or supervise staff in useful techniques to implement in the classroom setting.
To develop a therapy program to support needs (such as fine motor skills) and improve confidence.
To liaise with a pupil's family about the support in place and suggestions of tasks to support at home.
To provide regular updates to the parents and SEN department on pupil support and progress.
To record pupil sessions and any assessments for billing and pass onto the accounts department.
To carry out initial OT assessments and provide reports detailing the outcome of the assessments.
To suggest suitable support and provision for individuals in conjunction with class teachers.
To attend and contribute to pupil Annual reviews and EHCP's.
To train the pupil in adaptive devices (such as pencil gripper).
To help a pupil fully be supported in their education in the classroom setting.

The ideal candidate will have:
Good verbal communication and writing skills.
Good observation skills.
Quick decision-making skills.
Problem-solving skills.
Creative skills needed to create multiple graded activities from a single object or game.
You must be ready to work with the SEN team and class teachers.
Love of working with young people is essential.
Sufficient IT skills to provide report and documentation to a good standard.
Ability to organise and rearrange work tasks.
Confidence to liaise with multi team professionals to best support the pupils needs.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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