Occupational Therapist (part-time) – Practising level

Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle
07 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, a specialist College and an Outreach Service, together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We are recruiting an Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary therapy team in a permanent role for 28 hours per week. The role will be 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. This position will be based in our College supporting young adults aged between 19-25 years old.

We can be flexible on the combination of days, and can also consider this post as a term time only position (salary to be pro-rated).


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 a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Experience of post graduate training in Ayres Sensory Integration is preferred.

Candidates must have proven experience working as an Occupational Therapist with children and / or young people with complex learning disabilities to be considered for this position.

Our benefits

Pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, free parking and generous holidays!

We offer excellent career development opportunities, regular clinical supervision with specialist staff, performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.

At Seashell Trust we strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for our children and young people.

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

As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and full references will be taken.

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

We 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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