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Occupational Therapist

Location
College Road, Croydon, Greater London, CR9 1DX
School
Croydon College
Hours
Full or Part time
Salary
£32,000 FTE (+ £2k Recruitment & Retention Bonus*)
Posted
20th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
11th February 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1204961
Job Reference
001939
Start date
As soon as possible
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The pathway Centre is a Bespoke provision for students aged 19-25. Students who attend the provision have a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). These are Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Most of the students have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

The Pathway Centre is ethnically and culturally diverse and our curriculum and delivery leads to excellent outcomes across a range of areas, all staff are provided with training and there are career development opportunities available.

We have an opportunity for an experience Occupational therapist to join our team. You will have delivered a Therapy Service within an educational setting and be skilled at working effectively, training others and being part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should be a creative Therapist who is highly motivated, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You should also be a confident and skilled practitioner and you will also need to have a positive approach and a commitment to providing the best quality experiences for young people with complex needs.

You will deliver a specialist Occupational Therapy (OT) service to the students, working closely within a team of colleagues of all disciplines. You will monitor, evaluate and modify intervention in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of the interventions delivered. You will be delivering Sensory Integration to students with sensory needs. You will work alongside the team to meet additional demand presented by the students.

A commitment to the belief that all students can do and learn, whatever their disabilities, is an essential requirement for this post. Experience and/or knowledge of working with young people who have Special Educational Needs is essential.

In return Croydon College offers the opportunity to join the Government Pension Scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development in an environment that supports the sharing of good practice and encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

This post will be based at Coulsdon College but you may be required to work at Croydon College as part of your timetable and may be based at either College in future years as we further develop provision.

Please see the Job Description for more information.

Closing date: 10 February 2022

Interviews: TBC

CV’s not accepted.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.

*This post qualifies for a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 upon joining the College. The payment is made as a one-off bonus in your first monthly pay and is subject to a minimum retention period of 1-2 years.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Croydon College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.