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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI54265

Location

Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Near Guildford, Surrey, GU7 1UW

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

NHS banding

Hours

42.5 hours per week x 40 weeks - term time only

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.

Unsted Park School is a specialist residential and day school/ Sixth Form college, for children and young people with Autism and related needs.  We are committed to providing the highest level of education and care in a safe, positive environment that enables each individual to achieve his or her maximum potential.

 The focus of the whole school approach is in three core areas: education, independence and inclusion. Based on these core areas we provide individual, person-centred programmes which recognise individual abilities and strengths and help students to reach their full potential. 

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and strongly motivated Occupational Therapist, who wants to further develop their skills and knowledge within a specialist education setting, working holistically to plan and deliver a therapy programme for young people between the ages of 7 to 19.  You will be expected to facilitate group work as well as working with individual students, liaising with curriculum staff and other professionals to support integrated programmes for all our learners. You must be registered with the British Association of Occupational Therapists and have HPC registration. Clinical Supervision will be provided to support your role. 

We require applicants to:

  • Experience of working with students with complex sensory needs.
  • Have good written and spoken communication skills, good interpersonal skills and be able to work well within a staff team.
  • She/he must be aware of her/his own strengths and areas for development and be proactive in filling their own gaps in knowledge.
  • All applicants must be fully-qualified Occupational Therapy Practitioners, members of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and any other relevant governing bodies.

Proof of membership and a recent Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) will be required upon successful appointment.

 

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

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

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

From education to care homes, at Aspris Education & Children's services we support young people aged 5 to 25 years to achieve their aspirations, no matter what their challenges may be. We believe that every young person deserves the right care, support and education that equips them for a brighter future.

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

Therapist.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021