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Occupational Therapist

  • Location:

    Stourbridge

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33524 - £40049 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2410

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-05

  • Startdate:

    2021-01-06

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Vetro Recruitment has an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join a specialist independent school and children’s home who provide residential care and education to Young People with Autism and complex learning needs. 

The service is based in Stourbridge and boasts an excellent Clinical and Care team including Support Workers, healthcare professionals, land and craft tutors and an onsite psychology & therapy team. 

Salary 

Grade 11/12  - Starting £33,524.44 - £40,049.49 depending on experience & qualifications 
 

Responsibilities
 

  • To provide an effective and specialised Occupational Therapy (OT) service to a defined caseload of residential and day students at the service following the Trust method of Practical Skills Therapeutic Education.
  • To contribute to the development of sensory and experiential learning plans for students at the service in which sensory and experiential learning is interwoven within their daytime and residential activities.
  • To support the creation of resources facilitating sensory and experiential activities within the day and residential provision.
  • To actively develop and apply clinical skills in the area of Sensory Integration and to develop clinical skills in both occupational therapy assessment and other baseline assessments used within Sunfield, treatment planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • To provide specialist advice and support to other departments, professionals, and families / carers within the PSTE method.
  • To contribute to the evaluation and continued development of the Occupational Therapy Service

Requirements

Degree in Occupational Therapy with experience in Sensory impairment
Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Experience in working with Young People with complex needs.
Full UK manual licence  with access to vehicle, as the service is based in a rural location.

Benefits 

33 - 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increased based on length of service
Free car parking facilities on site 
Free lunches 
Discounted health care cash plan 
Free employee assistance programme with access to 24-hour counselling services for personal and work related subjects



Call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880 or apply via this job ad.

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