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Occupational Therapist 38wks

Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022

Be amazing, be inspired, be you.

Our children and young people deserve the best possible future and we feel the same about our staff. You deserve to have the career you want, in an environment that allows you to be yourself. As a member of our team, you'll receive a sector-leading salary, extensive benefits, training, and a clear career pathway ahead of you.

If you want to join the UK's leading provider of specialist education and care, working passionately to bring the best possible outcomes for young people, you're in the right place.

Be the Therapist, be the guide.

Join our embedded Clinical Services Team and help us to help the children and young people we live and learn with to realise a future filled with aspiration and achievement and have uniquely outstanding outcomes.

Across all of our specialist schools, children's homes and integrated provisions, we provide unrivalled levels of therapeutic support, both in terms of our expertise and breadth of provision to children and young people presenting with a complexity of need including developmental trauma, neuro-developmental conditions and special educational needs.

Our therapeutic professionals are a crucial part of what we offer. With their expertise, we cannot only meet children and young people's emotional and underlying needs but together go beyond and help create amazing stories of success.

Do you want to join us and be in an environment where you can creatively, develop and practically apply your professional experience and skills?

This is a great opportunity to change young lives and have a positive impact on their future. Embedded within one of our living and /or learning environments you will be offered the support, resource and commitment for you to do great things. You'll benefit from both Clinical and line management supervision, CPD opportunities including a development programme and access to a 120+ strong team of multi-disciplinary clinical colleagues who will be with you every step of the way.

The role

As part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team you will be supporting educational and residential colleagues to provide therapeutic living and learning environments and based on clinical assessment offer individualised interventions and engagement to our children and young people. Many of our schools have ADHD advanced Practitioners, are working toward Communication Friendly Schools and are Autism Accredited.

Our therapists work collaboratively within our schools and children's homes, this ensures that therapeutic support permeates every aspect of the education, care and support we offer all of our children and young people. You will provide consultation, workshops, training and guidance to the educational and residential teams around our children.

There's no doubt that you'll face some challenges. You must therefore be a resilient, reflective, creative and a flexible practitioner. In return, you will find this to be a highly rewarding role, where you will be working to make a real difference to a child or young person's life.

Be the Therapist you always wanted to be

A qualified Occupational Therapist registered with the HCPC.

A specialist with proven skills and experience to engage and deliver therapeutic interventions with children and young people with complex needs.

Experience of supporting the team around a child or young person to provide clinically informed living and learning environments and experiences.

A confident, engaging and effective, model, guide, leader and trainer.

A member of a multi-disciplinary team, receiving regular supervision and supported in your CPD.

A highly organised professional ready to take the initiative.

Be Rewarded

We know you're going to do great things. For your hard work and commitment, we want to reward you with a salary and benefits package that's among the best in our sector.

You'll receive

  • a competitive salary,
  • Pension Scheme matched up to 5% or a range of flexible pension options to suit personal circumstances(where applicable)
  • comprehensive induction and ongoing training,
  • extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Naoimh Todd, Regional Director (Clinical) on

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

For a full job description and person specification, please see the attached document.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706413661-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Witherslack Group
    Witherslack Group
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £32,306 to £39,027
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent