Occupational Therapist | Ambitious about Autism
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Occupational Therapist

£33,238 – £40,462 per annum - Dependent on skills and experience
West Thames College campus - Isleworth
Full Time

Ambitious College are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our Trans-Disciplinary Team in our West London campus (co-located with West Thames College).

You will work as part of a Trans-Disciplinary Team consisting of teachers, Speech and Language Therapists, Behaviour Analysts and Employment Specialists to support our learners aged 16-25 to gain functional life skills to launch them into their adult lives beyond education. With learner numbers increasing you will play a key role in supporting learners with

  • functional daily life skills

  • emotional and sensory regulation

  • fine/gross motor skills

Collaborating with colleagues on the Trans-Disciplinary Team there are joint working opportunities for developing social skills and fostering relationships, developing independence in the community and other skills that will be essential for our learners as they leave college and continue with their adult lives.

Working alongside the learners, professionals and their families/carers you will be an enthusiastic and autonomous practitioner ready to share your previous high-level of experience working with young adults with autism. Your professional expertise will be highly valued and offer you the opportunity to develop your skills working within a specialist teaching and behaviour team.

You will have:

  • Professional qualifications in the relevant profession to degree level

  • HCPC Registration

  • Knowledge of assessment, planning and evaluating treatment

  • Experience of working in a range of settings including within education and/or adult community based provisions.

We will give you:

  • Range of benefits including 32 days holiday, Professional Membership Fees paid

  • Regular Clinical Supervision

  • CPD opportunities from internal and external training.

Be extraordinary and join us in making the ordinary possible for young people.

For further details on how you can make a difference and find out what we have to offer please see our JD&PS below.

PDF icon Occupational Therapist JD -Ambitious College Feb 2018.pdf

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

Microsoft Office document icon Job Application Form.doc

Microsoft Office document icon Monitoring form for equal opportunities.doc

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Audrey Pidgeon, Head of Learning Support at Ambitious College on 07472 587399.

Closing date: Sunday 25 February 2018

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 at least one reference will be taken up prior to interview and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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