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Occupational Therapist (0.6 FTE)

Merton CollegeMorden

Are you ready for a challenge?

Do you have experience of working with young adults (16 – 25 years) with ASD and or complex and challenging needs in an education setting?

The Aurora Centre at the Merton Campus of South Thames College is a purposely designed, high specification, state of the art centre which provides education and training opportunities for students with autism and complex needs.

You will be enthusiastic, confident, and reliable and will have experience of providing high quality occupational therapy interventions to young adults with a range of learning disabilities. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 4th February 2021

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is pro-rated for all part-time staff.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.