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Therapy Assistant(1 Year Fixed Term Contract)

(Scale 5/6, Spine point 22 – 28, £21,914.30 - £25,276.41 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE salary £24,951 - £28,779 per annum))
Location: VPC centre, Nightingale Road, Carshalton, SM5 2EJ Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time plus 4 weeks including INSET and Training days, 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 11/10/2020


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 in our further education provisions and Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust sites. Therapy Assistants are the conduit between our Therapy and Curriculum teams and by championing the role of therapy, they enable our students to better access the curriculum.

We provide a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students/pupils across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/severe/and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

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Person Specification

We are looking for a Therapy Assistant to work as part of the interdisciplinary team under the guidance of teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and senior care staff.  You should have experience of working, caring or voluntary work with people who have special needs, and the ability to support the work of the Therapists. Experience of working within a team is also essential. We deliver a range of courses to our students throughout the year and need our staff to work at any centre.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please download an application form. Please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date:Sunday 11 October 2020, 8 a.m.

Interview: w/c 19 October 2020

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.

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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