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Occupational Therapist




Roehampton Gate School, Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£26,000 to £28,000 depending on experience


37.5 hours per week (08:30am - 16:30pm)

Job Advert Role Description

Roehampton Gate School are looking for a practitioner with a passion for working with young people with ASD and associated social communication difficulties.  The successful applicant will need to hold a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.

This role will have a strategic element, whereby you will assess, deliver and review therapeutic provision to our young people.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Direct therapy
  • Indirect therapy e.g. group work
  • Record keeping and report writing; as well as training to the staff team
  • Ensuring that a consistent and coherent approach is maintained
  • You will need to organise, plan and prioritise your own work load
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs is essential

You will benefit from working within a well-established team, including Speech & Language Therapist, Therapy Assistant and both a Counsellor and Student Wellbeing Lead, as well as the wider staff.

Your Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training and career progression through Priory Career Pathways
  • Access Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced DBS
  • Priory pension scheme
  • Employee referral rewards!

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Roehampton Gate School is a school for young people aged 9 -19 with mild to moderate autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. Located in Roehampton, SW London, we aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual needs in a safe, positive and structured environment.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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