Specialist Occupational Therapists Band 6

(For the right candidate, depending on experience, salary will be awarded in line with NHS/AFC pay scale for Band 6.)
Location: Bedelsford School, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2QZ Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday – Friday, Term Time plus 3 weeks (Flexible working, Job share will be considered)

Closing Date: 18/08/2020


Job Description

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.

Bedelsford is a school for children and students with physical and complex needs aged 2-19 years. We provide a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/severe/and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

Person Specification

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, Physiotherapists and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:
• Line management and clinical supervision
• A programme of continuing professional development
• Supportive team
• Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

Please click here for JD and PS –OT Band 6 – JD PS

 

Further Information

Please ring Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) or David Murtagh (Specialist Occupational Therapist) if you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion on 0345 402 0453, 07823351272 (David) or 07983589596 (Shikara)

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please download an application form. Please send us your completed application to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 12 p.m. on 18 August 2020,
Interview: 21 August 2020

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.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

The school is truly ‘outstanding’ indeed and we don’t mean just in the sense of how Ofsted have classified it.

Parent of Year 7 child

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