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Occupational Therapist

Job title: Occupational Therapist

Salary: Up to £32,000 per year + benefits

Hours: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Ref: AA/ST/10874/2

 

Be part of a service that makes a real impact on the lives of children with ASDs and associated conditions.

A leading national children’s charity is looking for a dedicated Occupational Therapist to join their state-of-the-art Staffordshire centre, where they provide specialist services, equipment, therapies, and treatments to enable children to lead active and independent lives.

As one of the largest and fastest-growing voluntary providers of specialist equipment and support, the charity is now looking for an Occupational Therapist to join the multi-disciplinary therapy provision as part of this exciting period of expansion.

As an Occupational Therapist with the charity, you will work within the collaborative MDT to provide a dynamic autism specialist service, delivering expert assessment, advice, resources, and treatment programmes to young people – aged predominantly between 4 and 11 years old – and their families and carers, supporting them in a safe and homely environment to enhance both their functional skills and their management of sensory needs.

The Staffordshire centre is a purpose-built facility that incorporates quiet zones, specialist facilities, sensory rooms, and garden areas, which will enable you to develop a comprehensive profile and programme for each child.

 

Person specification:

You must have valid registration with the HCPC as an Occupational Therapist.

You must be a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

You must have previous experience of working with autistic children and children who have learning disabilities.

 

Benefits:


  • Flexible start and finish times (in-line with policy)                                                        
  • Excellent collaborative working environment, within a purpose-built neurodiversity-friendly building on a university campus location
  • Free on-site parking, including free charge points for electric cars
  • Great work-life balance
  • Above statutory minimum annual leave (increasing with length of service)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Employee health and wellbeing support - including an Employee Assistance Programme and walking and running groups
  • Social events
  • Opportunities for training, development, and support for CPD
  • Organisational pension scheme
  • And more!