Axcis are pleased to be working with an amazing SEND school in Brent who provide specialist education for pupils, aged between 5-19 years old.
As the Occupational Therapist, you will provide a specialist service to children with autism and learning difficulties, undertaking assessments of students with diverse presentations to identify their individual sensory, physical, social and environmental needs whilst supporting the development and delivery of individualised intervention programmes to help learning and to enable meaningful engagement in activities, social interaction and relationships.
" Type : Long term
" Start : October
" Hours : 3 - 5 days a week
" Area : North West London (Brent)
" Salary : TBC
A big part of this role is working with the children in this special school to help them develop functional skills for everyday life in the areas of self-care, life skills, school work and play. This role would suit a qualified Occupational Therapist with experience of working with ASD or similar.
What you'll be doing:
" Provide accurate prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive transition
" Formulate and deliver on individual on Occupational Therapy intervention programmes, using your knowledge of evidence based practice and intervention options and using clinical assessment, reasoning and intervention skills to include motor sensory cognitive/perceptual assessments
" Evaluate client progress, reassess and alter intervention programmes as required
" Represent the occupational therapy service or individual clients at multi-disciplinary meetings to ensure the delivery of integrated occupational therapy intervention by discussing client care, progress and involvement in transition planning
Key Skills Required
" Band 6 as will be the only OT in the department
" HCPC Registered
" Experience of working with our specific client group.
" Specialist knowledge of OT assessments and interventions
" Experience of representing occupational therapy within the context of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency treatment and care
You must be registered with the British Association of Occupational Therapists and have HPC registration
If you're ready to take the next step in your career, please get in touch today - we would love to hear from you!
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Nicole Austin at Axcis Education on 020 7580 2956.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.
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CONTACT: Nicole Austin
TELEPHONE: 020 7580 2956