Occupational Therapist - Lufton College - MDT

Cambian Group
29000.00 GBP Annual
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Specialist Occupational Therapist- Education
Salary: GBP29,00 - GBP34,000 dependant on experience
Permanent: Full Time
Location: Cambian Lufton College, Yeovil, Somerset

The Cambian Group, the UK's largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an Occupational Therapist.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Cambian Lufton

For over 40 years Cambian Lufton College has equipped young people with learning disabilities and complex needs with the skills they require to lead productive and inclusive lives. The college provides person-centred education, care and therapeutic programmes.

Job Role

You will work alongside a Multidisciplinary Team including Care and education staff, speech and language therapists, allied therapists and psychologists. Taking a "hands on" approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills. You will provide quality assessments and interventions within a developmental model and using MOHO and sensory integration principles. Knowledge of risk assessment and clinical governance frameworks will prove advantageous. You may over time be responsible for the supervision and development of others within the OT team.

In return we offer:

• Clinical Supervision

• Full support from a multidisciplinary team

• Bi-Monthly meetings with Cambian Occupational Therapists

• Developmental Opportunities

• Internal/external training on new initiatives

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (length of service increments included)

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking senior Occupational Therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in Sensory Integration, Learning Disabilities and working with children/ young people is desirable.

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.