Occupational Therapist - SEND School

Location: Hillingdon
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11252557
Salary: £120 - £150 per day
Job Published: 24 days ago
Seeking enthusiastic and dynamic individuals with experience of working with children and adolescents with special educational needs. The successful candidates will be working within an established multidisciplinary team, within an SEN secondary school recently OFSTED rated as Good.#

You will be working with students aged 11-19 years who have a wide variety of conditions including autistic spectrum disorder, global developmental delay, respiratory, neurological and neuromuscular pathologies.

Candidates will need to be able to work well as part of the therapy and wider school team. This post provides many exciting opportunities including assessment, group work, one to one therapy and class-based interventions, working in collaboration with teaching staff, Speech and language therapy, physiotherapy and rehabilitation assistants.

The therapy team are responsible for integrating clinical intervention across all aspects of the educational curriculum ensuring that pupils are able to readily access and engage in learning. All therapy staff are supported by the therapy team lead and by senior clinicians across the therapy disciplines.

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist who can provide assessments in the following areas:

• developmental skills
• play skills
• self-care and life skills
• fine motor skills, including handwriting, typing and recording work in class
• sensory processing skills
• gross motor and co-ordination skills
• visual perception skills
• specialist equipment needs (hoists, slings, seating, adapted cutlery/pens, etc)
• digital assistive technology and alternative and augmentative communication.

Please apply if this post is suitable for you - Look forward to hearing from you!