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Occupational Therapist

£34,712 - £45,816 FTE (pro-rata for part-time) Band 6 dependent on skills and experience
Muswell Hill, London
Part Time

TreeHouse School (Muswell Hill)

Part Time - Two and half days a week (hours to be discussed on interview)

We have a very exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join us and work in one of London’s leading schools for children and young people with autism.

The successful candidate will have responsibility Universal, Targeted and Specialist level of support to our pupils based their EHCP and their individual needs. The post holder will also contribute to the planning, adaptation, monitoring and reporting of pupils' personalised plans enabling them to learn. We are looking for someone that shares our vision for young people with autism and is not afraid to take on a challenge. In return we are offering you a fantastic opportunity and giving you the platform to develop a learning environment that enables pupils to make outstanding progress.

Working alongside the learners, their families and other professionals, you will be an enthusiastic and autonomous practitioner ready to share your previous experience working with young people with autism. Your professional expertise will be highly valued!

This is a part time position and you will be joining a team of two Speech and Language Therapists and an Occupational Therapist.

The successful candidate will have/need:

• Professional Qualified Occupational Therapy qualification to degree or diploma level

• HCPC Registration

• Evidence of post registration training with defined clinical area of expertise (ASD)

• Knowledge of assessment, planning and evaluating treatment

• Demonstrable experience in paediatrics

• Demonstrable commitment to Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

• Specialist knowledge and experience of a range of treatment techniques, OT models and approaches in adults with ASD and/or complex needs

• Knowledge and experience of the impact of disability on their occupational performance

• Working Knowledge of Further Education Curriculum

Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in November 2017, TreeHouse School offers each pupil a personalised curriculum delivered by a multi-professional team including Behaviour Analysts, Class Teachers, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Tutors and Vocational Specialists.

It is an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for embedding therapeutic approaches into our pupils' daily experience within the context of a newly developed service delivery model.

For further details of how you can make a difference and find out what we have to offer please see the attached recruitment pack. Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.

How to apply 

To apply please download and complete the application form and the equality monitoring form and send it to jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk

PDF icon OT Recruitment Pack.pdf

Microsoft Office document icon Job Application Form.doc

Microsoft Office document icon Monitoring form for Equal Opportunities.doc

Closing date: 25 October 2018

Interview date: TBC

Ambitious about Autism is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sections of the community.  We guarantee to interview candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role as detailed under the person specification.

Please note this post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


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