Occupational Therapist / Specialist Occupational Therapist

Location: Meath School & Specialist Centre, Brox Road, Ottershaw, Surrey, KT16 0LF

Contract: Permanent contract, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Actual Annual Salary (FTE): £27,716.64 to £35,479.69 dependent on experience (this includes an unconsolidated annual allowance)

Meath School is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ specialist school that caters for pupils aged 4-11 years with speech, language, and communication difficulties, some of whom have co-existing conditions including Sensory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and learning difficulties.  

We are looking for a dynamic, adaptable, and compassionate Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated Paediatric Occupational Therapy team.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary setting where cohesive collaboration is encouraged and celebrated. You will be school-based and with support from a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, will assess for, plan, and deliver individualised intervention programmes depending on your level of experience. You will work with children individually or in small groups in specialist treatment areas and within classroom-based sessions to enable their learning and meaningful engagement in school-based tasks.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 or email Jcook@meath-ican.org.uk. To find out more about Meath School and I CAN please visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk  

To apply, please download the application pack below. You will find the job specifications for both the Occupational Therapy and Specialist Occupational Therapy roles depending on experience. 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 15 August 2022

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Please note that we will not close applications before this time and date as we recognise that candidates put in a lot of time and effort into making an application and we want to give each of you the time and space to put in an application you feel proud of.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within one week after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and barred list check.



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