We require an enthusiastic and dynamic occupational therapist to work as part of a transdisciplinary team, with our students.
Experience is desirable in one or more of the following areas: postural management / motor development /specialist seating, sensory development, hand splinting, working with individuals with a neurological impairment. Full clinical supervision, training and CPD opportunities are ongoing.
To contribute to the planning and delivery of a strategy promoting function and independence in pupils/students, to enable and support their learning.
To be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of agreed occupational therapy aims and programmes that reflect the Conductive Education ethos of the school.
To work as a member of a trans-disciplinary team, and to convey occupational therapy skills and roles as part of a trans-disciplinary delivered curriculum.
To make sound and well-reasoned equipment and resource recommendations, that support optimum use of the budget.
To ensure the learning environment is adequately resourced to enhance skills.
promote function and optimal participation, enabling children and young people to access the curriculum and environment
support the delivery of the curriculum to ensure pupil learning and progress
maintain excellent standards of care and practice
ensure health and safety of staff and students
monitoring, maintaining and ensuring fit for purpose equipment and environmental adaptations
ensure compliance with policies and procedures
We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too.