Occupational Therapists (1 full time post and 1 part-time post) SEAO70006

Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle
£24,844 - £32,301 per annum dependant on experience
24 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Therapists (1 full time and 1 part time) SEAO70006
Cheadle Hulme
Salary: £24,844 - £32,301 per annum dependant on experience (full time post equivalent to band 5, part time post equivalent to band 6)

Hours: Full time and part time hours considered (full time preferred for band 5 post)
Type: Permanent, 52 weeks (term time considered for part time post)

Our client runs Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and Specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments. Both posts will be based in the college.

Due to expansion, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for two new Occupational Therapists to join their multi-disciplinary therapy team to provide in depth assessment and intervention plans for young people with a variety of complex needs, including physical and learning difficulties, multi-sensory impairment, communication difficulties, autism and challenging behaviour.


Candidates for this role must have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification (BSc or MSc), must be registered as a practitioner with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be willing to register with the British Association of Occupational Therapists. Candidates must have a desire to work with people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours and an interest in Ayres sensory integration. Ideally they will have experience of working with this client group as an Occupational Therapist and some level of sensory integration training.

They strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for their children and young people.

They provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of their children and young adults.

They value their employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share their vision and values!

They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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