Are you a highly motivated occupational therapist looking to take on a new challenge and rewarding career in a specialist school with a supportive team?
We are a dynamic, innovative and friendly team with high levels of job satisfaction. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team including SaLT, Psychologist and Nursing. We offer direct support from a Regional Clinical Lead, manageable caseloads, effective supervision, and full access to sensory suite along with cutting edge programme opportunities throughout the group.
The Cambian Group, part of the CareTech family of companies, is one of the largest providers of Specialist Education and Care services for children and young people in the UK.
We believe “everyone has a personal best”
Cambian specialist education services are improving the outcomes of children and young people every day. Our schools and colleges provide support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger Syndrome, Moderate and Severe Learning Difficulties, Social, Emotional Mental Health and Complex Needs.
Your role will be to provide specialised SEN Occupational Therapy for a defined caseload of children with OT specified in their EHCP (7-19 years) and to take the lead in developing the quality of EHCP’s & SEN OT provision within the setting.
Working autonomously, you will provide quality assessments, reports and needs led interventions for young people and work with the school staff to embed sensory strategies across our schools and colleges.
Taking a “hands on” approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills.
Our teams are fully committed to Cambian’s vision. There’s no doubt that you’ll face some challenges. You must therefore be a resilient, reflective, creative and a flexible practitioner. In return, you will find this to be a highly rewarding role, where you will be working to make a real difference to a child or young person’s life.
A degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy
Registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and RCOT
Experience in working with ASD and/or learning disabilities (preferred)
A specialist with proven skills and experience to engage and deliver therapeutic interventions with children and young people with complex needs (preferred)
A highly organised professional ready to take the initiative.
Extensive Group staff benefits
Full support from the MDT team
Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
Group Development opportunities
You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.
Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.
Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.
All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.
Cambian is an equal opportunities employer
Salary: Role: Specialist Occupational Therapist Salary: Up to £35,405.22 pro rata (Actual £23,898 pa) depending on experience Hours: 24 , term time, plus 3 INSET days and 5.6 paid leave to take outside of term Location: Cambian New Elizabethan Scho
Location: Kidderminster, DY11 7TE