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Therapy Services

Highly Specialist, Band 7 Occupational Therapist

Full-Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £35,570 - £43,772 per annum. Band 7, spine point 26-34
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience
Start date as soon as possible, subject to satisfactory recruitment checks being completed

Wargrave House Limited operates a residential special school and independent specialist college in Merseyside, and has an excellent reputation. We deliver outstanding education and care services to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and associated developmental and sensory processing disorders. .Wargrave House School and College is a non-maintained, specialist educational provision for children and young adults with autism. We are looking for a dynamic Occupational Therapist with experience in assessing and treating young people with autism. You will join an experienced and dedicated therapy team (SaLT and OT) who work closely with specialist teaching staff to support students to access their learning and to develop their communication and sensory motor skills.

You will be required to carry out a range of standardised assessments and clinical observations, complete clinical reports, keep progress notes up to date and contribute to annual reviews. Treatment will include one to one, small group and class-based sessions working on developing gross and fine motor skills. You will provide consultation and advice to teachers in relation to sensory diets and environmental adaptations. Experience of training and supervising junior OT staff would be an advantage. Knowledge and experience of assessment and treatment of sensory processing disorders is essential. A qualification in Sensory Intervention or willingness to be trained to Level 3 in Sensory Integration is essential. School experience is desirable. If you are committed to providing the very best to support positive outcomes for our young people, we would welcome an application from you. Visits to the school are welcomed. In return we offer a Group Personal Pension and non-contributory occupational health scheme. Salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please click here for more details and an application pack. Applications will only be accepted on the official school application form.

Closing date: Monday 4 November 2019 (midday)

Wargrave House Limited operates a safe recruitment process. Appointment to the post will be subject to suitable references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check. Wargrave House Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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