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Occupational Therapists Band 6 (multiple posts)

(£27,982 - £36,449 per annum for 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (FTE £29,762 - £38,767 pa – For the right candidate, depending on experience, a maximum FTE salary up to £42,010 pa will be considered))
Location: This role will require you to work across 2 of the following sites (New Malden, Carshalton, Camberwell Green and Wandsworth), however travel to other locations within the Trust may be required with consultation. Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)

Closing Date: 05/07/2019


Job Description

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.

The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities.

Students within Orchard Hill College have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

Pupils within the OHC&AT have a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; learning abilities and additional needs.

Please click here to view full Job Description and Person SpecificationOT Band 6 – JD_PS

Person Specification

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

-Line management and clinical supervision;

-A programme of continuing professional development;

-Supportive team;

-Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

-Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlemen

Further Information

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Shikara Rajballi (Head of Therapy) or Vicky Samul (Lead Occupational Therapist) on 0345 402 0453 or 07983589596.

Application Guidance

To apply, please download an application form. Please send us your completed application to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 5th July 2019

Interview: week commencing 15th July 2019

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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