Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12227
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Swalcliffe Park School
  • Location: Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £30,639 to £37,350
  • Bonus/Benefits: (NHS Band 5-6) + 13 weeks’ paid holiday + other Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner who is a registered member of HCPC and RCOT with experience of using a wide range of assessment tools and therapeutic interventions appropriate for autistic children/young people is required to join our team at Swalcliffe Park School.

 

SALARY: £30,639 – £37,350 per annum (NHS Band 5-6) depending on experience + Benefits        

BENEFITS: 13 weeks’ paid holiday and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, comparable to NHS

LOCATION: Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire (OX15)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent - Term Time

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner who is a registered member of HCPC and RCOT with experience of using a wide range of assessment tools and therapeutic interventions appropriate for autistic children/young people.

Swalcliffe Park School is a non-maintained charitable incorporated organisation specialising in day and residential education and care for autistic young people (aged 10-19 years old). We currently have 73 students on role and have been awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for both Education (2019) and Residential care (2022, 2023 and 2024). The school also has Advanced Level Autism Accreditation and an Enhanced Practitioner Commendation. We offer excellent working conditions in a beautiful setting, including paid school holidays, opportunities for career development and staff training.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner to join our friendly innovative team of three Occupational Therapists, to progress their career in paediatrics OT.

The Occupational Therapy team are integrated within the school and work closely with the onsite multi-disciplinary therapy team (Speech & Language Therapy and Clinical Psychology) including joint assessments as well as joint planning and delivery of therapy sessions.

The role as an Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner includes responsibility for a small caseload with the opportunity to carry out individual, small group and class-based interventions using evidence-based approaches within the school day and during residential hours. The role includes a strong support element for the school staff, residential staff and parents including liaisons, subject specific support, classroom and environmental modifications/advice as well as delivering workshops/training. 

As part of the Quality of Life research that Swalcliffe Park School is leading, the role also includes a focus on developing self-management needs within independence activities and functional life skills through delivering independence lessons as well as supporting our young people to access their community following a therapeutic framework.

The applicant must be registered with HCPC and RCOT.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapy Practitioner you will have the following qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Honours Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered member of HCPC
  • Registered member of FCOT (fully practising)
  • A willingness to commit to undertaking supported CPD to achieve the Post Graduate Sensory Integration Modules 2 and 3 qualifications under a Training Agreement
  • Able to us a wide range of assessment tools and therapeutic interventions appropriate for autistic children/young people
  • Able and committed to applying safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Conducting assessments, analysing results and determining appropriate therapeutic package of support
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of assessment tools and therapeutic interventions appropriate for autistic children/young people, appropriate to career stage/post qualification
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment and interagency working
  • Understanding and maintaining professional boundaries
  • Working within confidential and Data Protection boundaries
  • Using data bases for recording, maintaining monitoring and retrieving information such as clinical notes
  • Working within an educational setting on placement is desirable
  • Working with autistic children, young people and/or adults is desirable

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12227

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Swalcliffe Park School

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