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Occupational Therapist

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Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


up to 28,000 depending on experience and location


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Education and Children’s services have Schools and Children’s homes nationwide that provide support to some amazing young people. We are looking for professionals across the England Scotland and Wales to join our team. We want to provide the best service to our young people through nurturing your talent and experience.

So whether you are based in Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol or anywhere else in the UK apply today and one of our team will be in contact to discuss options near you.

About us

Our ethos was created in the belief that a positive, supportive, achieving culture is essential for good pupil progress. We seek to maximise independence and individual potential so pupils gain the skills to live happy, meaningful and fulfilling lives.

The Role

We are looking for Occupational Therapy practitioners with a passion and knowledge surrounding ASD and sensory processing disorders.  The successful applicants will be HCPC registered and will hold BSc Occupational Therapy or profession specific equivalent qualification.

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

This role will have a strategic element, whereby you will assess, deliver and review therapeutic provision to our young people. it is also expected that you will provide training to the staff team to ensure a consistent and coherent approach is maintained.

You will benefit from a bespoke induction package, support & access to training and development (internal and external), regular supervision & appraisal and the support of a committed therapy team.

The role will primarily be based in our schools but there will also be support within care homes as necessary.


  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension


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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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