Pield Heath House School is a non-maintained day/residential school for children and young people aged 7-19 with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and associated speech and language disorders. We are a member of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) and an accredited PBS School.
Occupational Therapy Assistant (Band 3 OT)
Hours: 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (term time plus additional 3 weeks during the school holidays)
Salary Scale: Band 3: NJC SCP 3-6 (£20,919 – £22,076) per annum dependent on experience
Start Date: ASAP
We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Assistant to work within a developing therapy service at Pield Heath House School. This is a non-maintained school for children and young people between the ages of 7 and 19 years, with moderate to severe complex learning needs and associated speech, language and communication difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our children, young people and their families.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of the multi-disciplinary team and wider school team. You will assist with the assessment of students’ functional skills and sensory needs. This will involve conducting assessments, maintaining current and accurate case notes, and contributing to the clinical discussion and management of individual students within the therapy and teaching teams.
The Therapy Team is committed to embedding clinical interventions across all aspects of our students’ home and school routines, ensuring that our students are able to access their learning effectively. The successful candidate will receive support and clinical supervision from a senior Occupational Therapist. All therapy staff are supported by the Clinical Lead for Therapies Team.
Further details can be found on our website; www.pieldheathschool.org.uk
For more information about this job please email: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: 28th August 2022
Interviews to be held week commencing: tbc
Pield Heath House School is dedicated to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks and must have satisfactory references.