Occupational Therapist – two days a week, term time only
Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an ECHP because they experience a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. However, the school also supports pupils who experience Asperger or Tourette’s Syndrome, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia, Moderate Speech and Language Difficulties, Communication and Language Difficulties, or difficulties with Sensory Regulation. Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation, achieving numerous outstanding and good Ofsted inspection judgements for educational and care provisions over the last decade.
The school are looking to recruit an Occupational Therapist at band 6-7, pro-rata to support the assessment of our young people and assist with their personal development. This will be a permanent position working as part of the friendly Education team, planning and implementing therapeutic strategies to support a wide range of communication, motor regulation and sensory needs. The Therapist will need to be flexible in their approach to ensure that they meet the individual needs of the students and have prior experience of working with SEMH pupils.
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact us on 01444 881811. Closing date for applications is 9th December 2018. Please visit our website for an application form and job description at www.farneyclose.co.uk
Our school is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and good working references.