United Kingdom - North West - Southport
Peterhouse School is a non-maintained specialist school for students who have a diagnosis of ASC, aged 5 – 19."Staff are proud to work at Peterhouse. They trust and respect senior leaders and appreciate the valuable support you all give them. As a result, you have a stable staff team that has the wealth of experience and expertise which accounts for the high-quality teaching and learning across the school." (Ofsted, February 2018)We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Occupational Therapist to join our well-established multi-disciplinary team here at Peterhouse which includes two Speech and Language Therapists and a senior Occupational Therapist.Previous experience of working with young people is essential and qualifications or knowledge of sensory integration and ASC is welcomed. Opportunities for further training will be given. The successful candidate will hold a recognised Occupational Therapy degree level qualification and be a registered member of Health Professions Council. Applicants must have a UK work visa.You must be a resilient and flexible team member with good communication skills who can think creatively and be proactive in your approach.Visits to school are welcomed.Given the nature of this role, successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, the cost of which will be met by Autism Initiatives. “Peterhouse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”
Job Start Date: from May 2019 - can accommodate a later start date

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