Occupational Therapist (Band 5/6)

Posted 3 days ago by Integra People

Integra People is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

My client is looking to recruit a highly motivated and forward thinking Occupational Therapist to work with students who have high functioning autism in Banbury. You will be joining a growing department which is developing and delivering innovative approaches to improving the communication skills of our students.

As an OT your responsibilities will be:

  • Assessment, review and monitoring the progress of new and current students in the school.
  • Ensure that all aspects of practice comply with Best Practice and policy for Safeguarding
  • Setting and reviewing targets and strategies through end of term and annual review reports.
  • Liaise with residential staff so that therapy techniques and strategies can be implemented.
  • Liaise with parents that therapy techniques and strategies can be implemented.
  • Attend regular staff meetings to promote a multidisciplinary team approach and to provide specialist advice relating to students as appropriate.
  • Contribute to staff training and the continuous improvement of Autism friendly practice.
  • Maintaining a CPD diary and engaging in the appraisal process.
  • Manage budget allowance.
  • Collaborate with PE staff to integrate motor development into the school day timetable.
  • Complete additional responsibilities depending on the needs of the school

The successful candidate must have:

  • Registered member of the HCPC
  • Excellent communicator - both written and verbally
  • Excellent team member with the ability to assume leadership responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy skills

Salary for this role is up to £35,577 (Band 5/6) depending on experience.


  • Local Government Pension
  • 13 weeks annual leave (school closure)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Please call Leanne Irving on 0 7 9 8 3 2 0 0 9 4 5 for more information about this exciting new role.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Occupational Therapy

Application questions

Are you HCPC registered?
Have you worked with people with Autism previously?

Reference: 34379887

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