Occupational Therapist London

Posted 11 September by Engage Partners Limited
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Occupational Therapist - ASAP - London - SEMH/ASD/Complex Needs school

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge or career progression?

Do you have a strong background and passion for working with children?

Have you got experience working with CAMHS and keen to build on this and train in Sensory Integration?

I am actively recruiting an Occupational Therapist with a passion for working with vulnerable children with highly complex needs and SEMH. This role will start in the new academic year on a full-time basis.

Brief overview:

  • Occupational Therapist band 6/7

  • Location: Stratford and Acton sites

  • SEND school for ASC, Complex Needs, SEMH, ages 7-18

  • Role to start as soon as possible

  • Competitive salary - £36,000 p/a - £43,000

  • Overseas trained or newly qualified OTs with relevant experience are encouraged to apply!

  • Must be HCPC registered (or pending)

  • Ability to engage children with SEND is essential

About the role of Occupational Therapist:

The whole purpose of a school based Occupational Therapist is to help children succeed. As an OT based in this highly complex setting, you will look at the whole child, tackling individual tasks, helping students find ways to do the things they need and want to do. You will liaise closely with the multi-disciplinary clinical team to provide an intensive treatment service. You will engage the children and young people within the school in innovative, helpful therapeutic and meaningful activity, supporting them in learning and reaching their full potential.

Requirements for Occupational Therapist:

For this Occupational Therapist opportunity, you will need to hold a recognised Occupational Therapy degree, HCPC registered and a registered member of the British College of Occupational Therapists. You will need solid experience to include working with highly vulnerable children, pupils at risk of exploitation, gang related issues, violent and aggressive behaviour, substance misuse, school phobic, highly disengaged pupils and anxiety disorders. Relevant and transferable experience will be considered.

Your place of work:

The role of Occupational Therapist is at a SEND school with an excellent reputation for supporting highly vulnerable children and young people. They have services based across London and you will work to support the provisions based in East London and Acton

If an opportunity like this is what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact Emilie Pecheur for more information or send your CV and application immediately.

SEN jobs | Inner London | Occupational Therapist | ASAP

Engage Education are a widely recognised, award winning education recruitment company. We pride ourselves on our high levels of customer service and professional development that we offer our teachers and support staff. We:

  • Offer an excellent 'refer a friend’ scheme that pays you £150 for each candidate you refer to us after they have worked and been paid for their first 10 days

  • Pay in line with the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) meaning you will be paid equally to a permanent employee

  • Ensure that you will have your own dedicated consultant who will provide ongoing support and guidance

  • Give you access for a wide range of CPD training through our in-house team of experienced senior leaders

Application Process

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education.

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