occupational therapist for sen students in hassocks

02 July 2018
sarah elmasry, randstad education
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 36,000 per year
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hassocks, south east
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 36,000 per year
reference number
sarah elmasry, randstad education
01293 527416
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job description

Are you a qualified occupational therapist with a sensory integration qualification?
Are you passionate about making a difference to children's lives?
Are you interested in working in an educational setting?

If you have answered "Yes" to all three questions then get in touch now!

A lovely small school situated on vast grounds in Hassocks is looking for an occupational therapist to join their therapy team for September. The school is a day and residential setting that accommodates 40 students who are on various levels of the autistic spectrum.
The school does offer support and training upon start of role to ensure a smooth start.

Benefits for working with Randstad:
Day to day and permanent roles available
Out of office hours
Refer a friend scheme
CV and Interview preparation
1:1 SEND specialised consultant

Benefits for working with the school:
In school promotions
Training and CPD for all staff
Eligibility for school benefits and schemes
Paid holiday
On site parking

Your duties will include:

* Maintaining an agreed caseload and carrying out appropriate assessments, define treatment goals, plan and provide appropriate treatment using individual, joint and group therapy as appropriate.
* Integrating and monitoring treatment programmes in the students environment, whether it be carried out by occupational therapy, care, education or therapy staff in school/college or at home by parents/carers.
* Using a problem solving approach to establish aims and objectives for individuals, measure outcomes, evaluate and review Occupational Therapy input.
* Assessing and recommending suitable equipment to enable independence for daily living and where appropriate organize for its provision and instruct on safe use.
* Establishing effective communication and liaison with other Therapy, Education and Care staff members involved in learner referral and management.
* Contributing to Education Care Health Plans (EHCP).

Skills required for the role:
* Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
* Sensory integration qualification
* Planning & Delivery of Work
* Problem Solving & Decision Making
* Managing People & Performance
* Embraces Change

If you have the skills for this role please apply before 6th July 2018. Closing date is Monday 9th July 2018.
For more information about this role contact Sarah Elmasry on sarah.elmasry@randstadeducation.co.uk for queries about the role.

Further more, we have an array of positions in West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton and Hove which may also be of interest to you.
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools.
Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.


experience with autism spectrum disorders