Specialist Occupational Therapists Band 6

(Band 6 - £29,178 to £38,007 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Post 1 – Predominantly based in Camberwell and Hackbridge, however you must be willing to travel across sites (e.g for meetings, supervision, cover staff sickness) as service needs require. Post 2 – Predominantly based in Uxbridge and New Malden, however you must be willing to travel across sites (e.g for meetings, supervision, cover staff sickness) as service needs require. Hours: Full-time - 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday, all year round. There may be a possibility to work Term Time Only.

Closing Date: 31/07/2018

Job Description

You will 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.

Click here to view the full job description – OT Band 6 – JD_PS

Further Information

We can offer you:

– 40 days holiday to be taken outside of Term Time

– Local Government Pension Scheme

– 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


Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust provides a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/ severe/ and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

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.



Application Guidance

To apply please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 31st July 2018

Interview Date: w/c Monday 6th July 2018

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please ring Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) on 07983589596.

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.

Note – 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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