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Therapy Assistant (Term Time Only)

(Scale 5/6, £19,965 - £23,442 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE salary £24,030 - £28,215 per annum))
Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 2XN Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only including INSET and Training days

Closing Date: 06/01/2020


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.

Please click here to view full Job Description and Person specification – Therapy Assistant – Job Description and Person Specification Dec 2019

 

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.

Further Information

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.

Application Guidance

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

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 6 January 2020 at 5pm

Interview: w/c 13 January 2020

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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