Occupational Therapist
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Occupational Therapist

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Great Crosby, Liverpool
Salary: £16,728 - £24,034 actual salary for 3 days per week term time only
Date Posted: 20/10/2021
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: part-time
Setting: Olsen House School
Job Description: No Qualifications


£16,728 - £24,034 actual salary (based on a FTE of £32,306 - £40,057) for 3 days per week working 39 weeks per year during school term time and INSET plus 6 weeks holiday to be taken during school closure periods.

At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.

We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.


About the role:

As an Occupational Therapist at Olsen House School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will provide a high quality standard of occupational therapy assessment, management, treatment and advice for a caseload of children aged 7 to 16 with a wide range of emotional, social and mental health needs, plan, deliver and evaluate therapy treatment programmes as agreed in the child’s EHCP, work collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary team and multi-agency teams involved with children and their families, contributing to team meetings, consultations, joint assessments, reviews and staff training.

About you:

For this role, we are looking for someone who has a Dip COT, BSc or MSc in Occupational Therapy together with HCPC and BAOT registration and previous experience of working in a special school setting or in a CAMHS service. The focus of this position will be on assessment, diagnosis and implementing strategy to improve outcomes of our children and young people.

Why work for us?

·         a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement

·         a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running

·         continued professional development and training

·         contributions to your pension

·         a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people

Benefits include:

·         £500 refer-a-friend bonus

·         OFSTED bonuses

·         life insurance

·         cycle to work scheme and laptop loans

·         discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness

·         birthday treats

·         long service and employee of the month awards

·         employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice

·         optional flu jab

About us:                                       

Olsen House School, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Great Crosby, Liverpool, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16. Our school provides a safe learning environment for pupils with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) with associated needs including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism (ASC) and moderate and specific learning difficulties (LD). 

We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.

The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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