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OT Job in United Kingdom United Kingdom - London - New Malden

Paediatric Occupational Therapist *9 weeks holiday*  

Blossom House School

Blossom House is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ specialist school for children aged 3 – 19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties. Although many of the children have some associated difficulties such as fine motor problems or poor organisational skills, they are all within the average range of cognitive abilities.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our Therapy Team, supporting children who have speech, language and communication difficulties.

The role involves providing an OT service focusing on sensory motor development and functional skills, amongst other responsibilities. You will be responsible for delivering therapy treatment programmes in small groups and on an individual basis according to your professional judgement. You will also be required to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

We offer:
• A supportive working environment in a newly refurbished building.
• Opportunity to design bespoke intervention packages for children based on your professional judgement.
• Close to a good transport network and on-site free parking is available.
• Support from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Therapy staff and Teachers who will work alongside you in the classroom. Our Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist and Arts Therapists aim to maximise each child’s potential in a nurturing and supportive environment.
• Continued professional development.
• Competitive salaries, generous staff benefits and a friendly nurturing environment.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
• Excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) along with good reading, writing and numeracy skills.
• The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.
• The ability to manage a small group of children with complex social communication needs.
• The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.
• Preferably experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN), particularly children on the Autism Spectrum.
• Completed at least Module 1 to 4 training in Sensory Integration.

The role is a Permanent, Full-Time role.
Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 17:00, 9 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.

Annual salary: Competitive Market Rate - Band 6 / 7 equivalent –
dependent on experience
Closing Date: 7th March 2020 (Early applications encouraged)
Start date: As soon as possible

If you wish to apply for this post, please send your CV and we will send further details including an application form.

For further information please contact:
Annerie Shephard, Head of Occupational Therapy.

This role is subject to the relevant Safeguarding checks which will include an Enhanced DBS check and right to work in the UK checks.

Job Start Date:

As soon as possible

Contract Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Company Name:

Blossom House School

Contact Name:

Zelah Hodges

Contact Phone:


Job Applications are welcomed from:  Applicants who already have full registration or are currently pursuing registration in: United Kingdom

Desired Minimum Post Grad. Experience: 2 yrs +

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Listed Date:

27-01-2020 sep Unique Listing Views: 168 sep Total Views: 426

Listing ID: 9923554

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