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Occupational Therapist - Special Needs School - London

The Placement Group
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Fantastic Occupational Therapist opportunity within small independent Special Educational Needs school based in North London, meeting the needs of children with high functioning autism, Asperger's Syndrome, language and communication difficulties, and specific learning difficulties. My Client are proud to hold Advanced Autism Accreditation Status by the National Autistic Society.

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Occupational Therapist Band 6/7
Location: North London
Salary: £18,583 to £25,788 (3 Days) (FTE £30,973 to £42,981) dep on exp.
Hours: Part time. 8.30 am - 4.30 pm. 3 days a week
Speciality: Special Needs School
Start Date: September 2022

Job Role:

*To facilitate long-term and short-term Occupational Therapy interventions to a defined caseload, working with an agreed degree of autonomy and independence, with regular support/supervision from the Senior Occupational Therapist or the Senior Leadership Team.
*Plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate support programmes for pupils and to potentially oversee the programmes of others.
*To organise and conduct initial parent/carer meetings to determine case history
*To facilitate initial assessment sessions, employing appropriate assessment methods to determine needs
*Provide targets for integration into the curriculum as part of each pupil's IEP in consultation with parents and teaching staff.
*Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils and maintain records of interventions.
*To keep confidential clinical case-notes for each student, in line with the standards of the relevant professional association of which the therapist is a part.
*To meet regularly with parents and teaching staff to support breadth of thinking around students, contributing to appropriate strategies while maintaining boundaries of confidentiality
*To contribute to multi-disciplinary team meetings.
*To contribute to whole staff training, including Occupational Therapy induction for new staff.

Professional Requirements:

*You must hold a relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy from an approved training institution -
*You must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and be a registered practising member of the professional association related to your therapy discipline

Relevant Experience:

*Relevant experiences of therapy as a qualified Occupational Therapist
*Prior experience working with and/ or interest in Autism and complex special educational needs.
*Knowledge of competencies/standards framework required for the relevant therapy discipline.

In Return my client is offering:

*An opportunity to work in an established school
*Part Time Hours ( may have more to offer in the Future)
*Support given
*A good salary package

If you are ready to take a new step into your career, please contact please contact (url removed) for more information
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