Occupational Therapist

Location: Norwich

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Up to £36,606 dependent on experience

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Do you want to be part of and develop a Regional Wellbeing Hub covering leading SEN schools, residential homes and adult services?

Do you want to make a significant difference to a varied and professionally challenging group of children, young people and adults?

Do you want to create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with complex needs?

Are you interested in and experienced in the field of autism spectrum conditions, complex or trauma related needs?

If so our client has the role for you!

Who they are looking for?

They are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join their group to provide therapy within the east region.

The post holder will form part of the Wellbeing Hub across the east region. They will be mainly situated at a School in Banham, Norfolk, however will provide a service to other surrounding schools, residential homes and, if required, fostering agencies within the region.

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

Experience of working with children with ASD and other complex needs is essential. They are also looking for someone with post-graduate knowledge and training in Sensory Integration therapy.

About the Group

Our client is part of an Education and Care Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

They provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Their vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day they improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.

About the Role

The post-holder will be responsible for providing individual, specialist assessments and carrying out informed interventions to meet the occupational, physical and sensory needs of children, young people and adults at a universal, targeted and specialist level. This will include the provision of direct one-to-one sessions or group activities as part of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

As directed by the Regional Wellbeing Service Manager and/or Occupational Therapy Lead, the role will also involve the provision of advice, information and training to staff, other members of the clinical/wellbeing and multi-disciplinary teams, commissioners and other agencies regarding issues relevant to autism, learning difficulties, developmental trauma and associated conditions including children, young people and adults who present with behaviours which challenge.

Multidisciplinary working is essential to our client’s aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children, young people and adults they support. Collaborative working and integration of OT and therapy support within the day to day running of the provision is a key part of this role.

Why work for us?

Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
No two days are ever the same
Social activities
Supportive team environment
“Your Wellbeing Matters”
Employee Rewards Hub
Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development and training
Well-resourced provision
Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

Our client is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

Please contact Krystle McCalla on 07881587110 or [email protected] for more information.


£30000 – £36606 per annum
Contact Name:
Krystle Mccalla
Job Duration:
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Job Location:
Norwich, Norfolk

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