Occupational Therapist, Hounslow

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Ambitious about AutismHounslow

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,592 to £35,407 (dependent on skills and experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ambitious College are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our Trans-Disciplinary Team in our West London campus (co-located with West Thames College).

You will work as part of a Trans-Disciplinary Team consisting of teachers, Speech and Language Therapists, Behaviour Analysts and Employment Specialists to support our learners aged 16-25 to gain functional life skills to launch them into their adult lives beyond education. With learner numbers increasing you will play a key role in supporting learners with:

  • Functional daily life skills
  • Emotional and sensory regulation
  • Fine/gross motor skills

Collaborating with colleagues on the Trans-Disciplinary Team there are joint working opportunities for developing social skills and fostering relationships, developing independence in the community and other skills that will be essential for our learners as they leave college and continue with their adult lives.

Working alongside the learners, professionals and their families/carers you will be an enthusiastic and autonomous practitioner ready to share your previous high-level of experience working with young adults with autism. Your professional expertise will be highly valued and offer you the opportunity to develop your skills working within a specialist teaching and behaviour team.

You will have:

  • Professional qualifications in the relevant profession to degree level
  • HCPC Registration
  • Knowledge of assessment, planning and evaluating treatment
  • Experience of working in a range of settings including within education and/or adult community based provisions.

We will give you:

  • Range of benefits including 32 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Professional Membership Fees paid
  • Regular Clinical Supervision
  • CPD opportunities from internal and external training.

Be extraordinary and join us in making the ordinary possible for young people. For further details on how you can make a difference and find out what we have to offer please see our recruitment pack below. 

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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