A lovely secondary school for students affected with ASD is urgently looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join their busy and dedicated staff team. This is a long term, part time position (2 days a week- flexible), term time only.
The school are looking for an Occupational Therapist, to work across the school. General duties would consist of assessing and writing sensory profiles for pupils and advising the schools leadership team in regard to meeting pupils' sensory needs (strategies, activities, resources etc.). The successful Occupational Therapist would also be required to deliver some staff training from time to time.
The successful candidate will have experience working within a similar setting as well as an depth understanding of ASD and associated behaviours. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, verbal and written, and be able to work as part of a team as well as independently. The successful candidate must be registered with the HCPC and have the relevant degree qualification for the role.
The school values reliability, professionalism and dedication in their staff members. They are looking for a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist. Those that can commit to the placement to provide continuity for the students will be at an advantage. This is an ideal position for an Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic, passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with SEND, interested in continually developing their clinical skills and looking to join a friendly and dynamic staff team.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.
Axcis Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. As such, you will be required to provide an up to date DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE and Quality Mark guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Amelia Davies at Axcis Education on 0800 107 9900 or 020 7580 2956.
Axcis 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: Amelia Davies
TELEPHONE: 020 7580 2956