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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI54261

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

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

Hours

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

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people the sector.

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.

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.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Division DBS info

References

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

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Closing Date

31/10/2021