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Occupational Therapist

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Tor view School - Trelawny Road,Tavistock, West Devon PL19 0JN

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


Salary dependant on experience


37.5 - Can be negotiated

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. 

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Occupational Therapist that has knowledge surrounding sensory processing disorders.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience of working with children with complex needs. HPC registration and a BSc in Occupational Therapy (or profession specific qualification) is essential.

Experience of working with children with complex needs is essential. You will have experience of Sensory Processing Disorders and the application of sensory integration their in practice, assessment and clincial observations and you will be able to demonstrate a creative approach to delivering treatment approaches.

The role will have a strategic element, where you will assess, deliver and review therapeutic provision to our young people. It is also expected that you will work with the wellbeing team to deliver and develop training for the teams in the school and children's homes to ensure and consistent and coherent approach is maintained.

The role can be flexible and we are happy to discuss various options such as working on a self-employed basis or flexible hours.


Southern Peninsula Services specialises in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-19 who may have Learning Difficulities including SEMH and Autism. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.


Southern Peninsula Services currently have an educational setting, Quay View School and three Childrens Homes; we are also due to open another home in the Okehampton area this year and Tor View School in Tavistock which will specialise in children with severe learning difficulties and Autism.


All our locations situated within the Tamar Valley and West Devon localities. Please check on for some more information regarding our services. 

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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