Occupational Therapist

Cheadle, Greater Manchester
£24,205.02 - £29,314.84 (pro-rated)
19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent, Full Time (Term Time Only – 43 Weeks)

This is one role at either Grade 3 (TCS32A) £24,205.02 or Grade 4 (TCS35A) £29,314.84 (depending on experience)

About the Together Trust

We’re one of the North West’s leading disability charities, offering individual care, support and education to thousands of people each year.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without our incredible team of staff and volunteers who are positive role models to the people we support.

You’ll be joining an organisation driven by its values and desire to see meaningful change - the people we support really are at the heart of everything we do.

We want you to grow and develop - so we’ll support you to shape the career that you want to have.

We can’t promise a job with us will be easy. But what we can say is your work will be filled with meaning.

A job at the Together Trust is more than just a job. Together we’ll change lives.

The Together Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is a commitment we expect and require from all our staff and volunteers. All Successful applicants will undertake stringent recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS.

Inscape House School is a non-maintained ASC specialist day school for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years. It is part of the Together Trust, a charity that has been providing care, education and support in the North West of England since 1870. The post holder will be a member of the Inscape House School and Post 16 provision on the Cheadle campus.

Purpose of the post

  • To deliver an effective, high quality occupational therapy service to pupils and students with autistic spectrum conditions within Inscape House School and the Russell Centre
  • To hold a clinical case load and practice clinically, setting priorities and working autonomously
  • To apply evidence based and child centred principles
  • To foster a multi disciplinary approach and work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • To work with families, carers and appropriate external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to therapeutic support
  • To provide training and consultancy to families, Inscape staff and, where appropriate, to staff in other Together Trust services
  • Safeguarding children and vulnerable people is a priority for all employees

(Full job description attached)

About you

  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered member of Health Professionals Council with current practicing certificate
  • Knowledge of current OT theories and models of practice appropriate to paediatric practice
  • Knowledge of clinical governance
  • Internet access skills and basic knowledge of Microscoft office applications (word, powerpoint, excel)
  • Good communication skills
  • Good observational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Ability to manage own case load and work autonomously
  • Ability to critically appraise own performance so as to set priorities


You'll get to help the people we support celebrate along the road to a brighter future. And, be part of an incredible team of like-minded peers. Together we work hard, laugh a lot, and support each other. We also have a range of rewards and benefits for our staff:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays. Pro rated for part time roles) rising to 27 days after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years.
  • A company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Opportunity to purchase a health plan to claim towards therapy, dental and more
  • Unlimited access to our employee assistance programme for advice and support
  • Support from mental health first aiders
  • Follow your ambitions and progress your career through on-the-job training, apprenticeships and qualifications