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Specialist Occupational Therapist

(£33,940 to £40,191 per annum (FTE £34,722 to £41,116 per annum inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement for Outer London))
Location: Addington Valley Academy, Field Way, New Addington, Croydon CR0 9AZ Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday – Friday, Term Time plus 2 weeks (Part-time, flexible working and/or Job share will be considered)

Closing Date: 11/10/2021


Job Description

We require an Occupational Therapist Specialist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SALTs, ASD leads, Canine and Music Therapists) to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

Job Description OT Specialist Band 6 – March 2021

Person Specification

Person Specification OT Specialist Band 6 – March 2021

Further Information

Addington Valley Academy (AVA) is a provision for students with complex needs. All our students have autism and associated social communication, cognitive, sensory, social, emotional, and behavioural needs. They come under the broad description of ‘Severe Learning Difficulties’ (SLD)

We can offer you:

  • Line management and clinical supervision
  • A programme of continuing professional development
  • Supportive team
  • Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please ring John Reilly (Principal) or Tina McMenamin (Office Manager) if you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion on 02045112949 or email jreilly@addingtonvalley.org tmcmenamin@addingtonvalley.org

Closing date: 12 p.m. on 11th October 2021

Interview: w/c 18th October 2021

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust 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.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

The appointment made will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The progress my son has made is phenomenal, we couldn’t be happier.

We feel very lucky that he is in this school.

Parent February 2022

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