JustOT are looking for a Band 5/6 Paediatric OT to work in a school in Chester
Band 5/6 Paediatric OT
Our client in Chester in looking for an experienced Paediatric OT to join their team within a school environment
You will be required -
*To provide occupational therapy support to children and young people aged 4-19 with complex autism, learning difficulties and behaviours that challenge, within a day and residential special school setting.
*Work as part of a trans-disciplinary team ensuring each pupil's needs are understood, accurately planned for and closely monitored.
*Advise members of the teaching team in relation to pupils' development to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people.
*Provide both direct and indirect therapy for individuals and groups of pupils.
*Provide advice and support to social care staff for residential pupils.
*Contribute to the planning and implementation of appropriate teaching and learning activities to achieve challenging learning objectives in all areas of the curriculum for all pupils on your caseload. This may include contributing to the planning of individual, paired, group, whole class teaching or community-based learning.
*Assessing, planning and implementing appropriate occupational therapy interventions for pupils, individually or in small groups, with a wide range of fine, gross motor and sensory needs. Focused on supporting pupil's independence and daily living skills.
*Work in close liaison with teaching teams to ensure that occupational therapy support is embedded within each pupil's personalised curriculum.
*Assess and evaluate intervention outcomes regularly and report findings as required and in line with school policies.
*Work in close liaison with behaviour analysts and class teachers to ensure that occupational therapy needs are considered and promoted throughout the curriculum.
*Responsible for conducting and analysing occupational therapy assessments at a frequency required by the school's assessment framework and individual needs.
Responsible for the planning and development of occupational therapy plans and interventions, monitoring the effectiveness of plans through development of robust data collection systems and analysis of the data.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327