We have a very exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to work in one of London’s leading schools for children and young people with autism.
The successful post holder will have responsibility for delivering the Individual Learning Plan for each pupil as part of multi-disciplinary team of various specialists. The post holder will contribute to the planning, adaptation, monitoring and reporting of pupils' personalised plans enabling them to learn as well as access to the community for our older students.
We are looking for staff that share our vision for young people with autism and are not afraid to take on a challenge. In return we are offering you a fantastic opportunity to help shape the new teams within the school and college, giving you the platform to develop a learning environment that enables pupils to make outstanding progress.
Working alongside the Learners, their families and related professionals you will be an enthusiastic and autonomous practitioner ready to share your previous high-level of experience working with young people 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/need:
- Professional Qualified Occupational Therapy qualification to degree or diploma level
- HCPC Registration,
- Knowledge of assessment, planning and evaluating treatment,
- Demonstrable experience in paediatrics,
- Demonstratble commitment to Evidence Based Practice (EBP),
- Specialist knowledge and experience of a range of treatment techniques, OT models and approaches in adults with ASD and/or complex needs
- Knowledge and experience of the impact of disability on their occupational performance
- Working Knowledge of Further Education Curriculum
"The AHP Team are very knowledgeable and supportive who are ambitious about the goals and targets set for the young people."
"Working at AaA has given me the resources to be able to reach the full potential of my role."
"My practice has been enhanced by taking on important principles and values from the AaA framework, particularly around inclusivity, learner voice and evidence based practice."
To apply, please complete our application form and ensure that you address how you meet the criteria set out in the job description along with a copy of our Diversity Monitoring form. Please visit our website for details.
Ambitious about Autism is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role as detailed under the person specification.
Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.