Occupational Therapist

Posted 9 March by Orchard Hill College Featured

Salary: Scale R5 - R7, Range 27-50 £15,235.80 - £21,274.20 (FTE £25,393 - £35,457 per annum depending on experience)

Hours: 0.6 FTE (Negotiable) Term Time Only

The School

Grafham Grange School is an academy for boys' catering for both day and residential pupils. The school is located in the Surrey Countryside, 20 minutes from Guildford. We provide an all-round education for up to 52 boys aged 11-18.

With our committed support and guidance, our pupils manage to overcome significant barriers to learning, acquiring the skills and competencies to re-join mainstream or post-16 education with a broad spectrum of qualifications and there-by building themselves better futures.

The Role

Grafham Grange School offers a truly multi-disciplinary, blended approach to therapeutic and educational support, both within individual lessons and across the school as a whole. Therapists work with teachers and care staff to enhance the learning process and provide an exciting waking day curriculum.

This is a unique opportunity to further develop clinical skills within an educational environment, to work collaboratively with a range of professionals and to use therapeutic skills creatively to meet the special educational needs of pupils.

We are seeking a Therapist who has experience of working with pupils with relevant complex learning difficulties, which includes challenging behaviour and demonstrates a keen interest in working collaboratively to provide blended therapy within an educational environment.

The school is extremely well supported in its continual drive for excellence through its Governing Body, Executive Office and Board of Trustees and the school is committed to CPD across its staff teams.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school or phone Anna French for an informal discussion prior to submitting an application. Informal visits can be arranged by phoning the School Office. Must have own transport due to rural location.

Please visit our website for more information and to download an application form. Please send us your completed application form via email.. Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Friday 30th March 2018

Interview Date: Week commencing 16th April 2018

Reference: 34646700

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