Occupational Therapist

London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

36 hours per week
Term Time Only (39 Weeks)

Would you like to use your skills to make a real difference to the life chances of young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Are you seeking varied and interesting work in a friendly environment? Would you welcome the challenge of working in a multi-disciplinary team? Or are you looking for experience in education and transitions to adulthood?

Garratt Park School is a secondary special school in Earlsfield for students aged 11-19. Students who attend the school have a wide range of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND). These include Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

The school has an Advisory Service to mainstream secondary and primary schools, for students with ASD and Social Communication Difficulties, and you will be part of the training delivery programmes.

The school achieved Specialist School Status in Maths and Computing in 2008, and has the Inclusion Quality Mark, the ICT Mark and Gold Investors in People. It was judged to be an Outstanding school by OfSTED in June 2014.

We have an opportunity for an experienced clinician to join a high profile therapy team 3 SLTs and 1 OT. You will have delivered an Occupational Therapy Service within an educational setting and be skilled at working effectively, training others and being part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should be a creative Therapist who is highly motivated, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You should also be a confident and skilled practitioner, looking to extend your clinical skills in a classroom setting alongside other professionals committed to enhancing all aspects of functional skills across the curriculum.

Your commitment to the belief that all children can do and learn, whatever their disabilities, is an essential requirement for this post. Experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs is essential.

To apply please download an application pack from the Wandsworth Council website which can be found via the ‘visit website’ button at the top of this page.

For any further details please contact Janice Button at the school on the telephone number above or email recruitment@garrattpark.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email, post or fax.

Closing date: 16 March 2018 (at midday)
Interview date: 23 March 2018
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Waldron Road, London, SW18 3TB
Tel: 020 8946 5769
Fax: 020 8947 5605
Email: info@garrattpark.wandsworth.sch.uk
Acting Headteacher: Michael Reeves
Current roll: 184

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