Occupational Therapist - Highbridge

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Highbridge
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Occupational Therapist SomersetPermanent - Full Time-37.5 per weekCompetitive SalaryWe are currently recruiting for an occupational therapist on behalf of our client. They provide a very special environment for vulnerable students with the potential to succeed but who have barriers to their learning, whether this be reading, writing, anxiety or social issues.This post is within a mixed residential special school that provides education and on-site boarding facilities for up to 80 young people aged 10 to 19 years with specific learning difficulties, including:ASDDyscalculiaDyslexiaDyspraxiaLanguage disordersStudents with high anxietyOur client provides the ideal setting for students who have strong academic potential but struggle in a mainstream setting. The setting provides a nurturing environment with specialist teaching up to A-Level standard, that supports each and every young person in their care to achieve their full potential.     We are seeking to recruit an Occupational Therapist who has an interest in working with young people with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ASD and sensory integration needs.The post holder will have the opportunity to manage the delivery of a therapy programme for young people between the ages of 10 to 19 years. They will work with students using evidence based and child centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide students with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.If you would like to apply for this post, please contact Jody on 01489774218 or email your CV to jody.greaves@appointgroup.co.uk

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