Occupational Therapist


Up to £33k, Term time only (39 weeks)

Permanent, full time

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist interested in working within a school environment?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

We currently have an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team at Hillingdon Manor.  Hillingdon Manor is an independent specialist school for children on the autism spectrum between three and a half and nineteen years of age, based in Uxbridge. Located across three sites, deploying a wide range of teaching strategies to engage and develop the progress of our students.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our occupational therapy team which is part of a large, supportive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team. 

Based within commuting distance of Cowley, West Drayton, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, Hayes and surrounding areas. 

The role

Working as part of a supportive multi disciplinary team you will be responsible for; Providing an occupational therapy service to the school using a universal (whole school), targeted and specialist model.  Ensuring provisions outlined in individual Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) are delivered.  Using your knowledge of evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning skills to carry out appropriate assessment and intervention.  Evaluating progress, reassessing and altering intervention programmes as required.  Represent the occupational therapy service or individual students at multi-disciplinary meetings to ensure the delivery of integrated occupational therapy intervention by discussing client care, progress and involvement in transition planning.  Working with students, families, caregivers and the school team to ensure that occupational therapy interventions and strategies are embedded into daily routines.  

Essential requirements

You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist with active HCPC registration.  Those with experience of working with children with autism previously will be of particular interest.

Applications are also welcome from newly qualified clinicians.

In return

Outcomes First Group are innovators in education and care and the leading childrens service provider in the UK.  A Gold standard employer we have been recognised as Great Place to Work certified for the second year running.

This role forms part of our national wellbeing strategy which is a well-resourced provision implemented to ensure all young people will be nurtured, their physical and mental health will be prioritised, and they will be given opportunities leading to outcomes that align with their strengths and abilities.  Join us and you will have a real opportunity to implement change leading to the best possible outcomes working as part of a team of skilled and expert clinicians.

We offer continuous professional training and development for a clear career path, professional supervision, and a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development.  Our benefits package includes shopping discounts and cashback for hundreds of retailers, access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more.  We also offer a Cycle to Work scheme, BUPA Employee Assistance Programme and Salary Finance (eg advances on your earned pay).

Please apply online today or contact david.mushati@hmschool.org.uk for more information

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

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