Closing date: Thursday, 1st Oct 2020
Salary £15.27 per hour/£29,379.48 per annum
Hours 37 (part-time considered)
Weeks 52 (40 Term-time only considered)
Annual Leave 25 days holiday plus 10 days statutory holidays (pro-rata for Term-time /part-time roles)
DBS Enhanced with child and adult barring
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"Why be part of our therapy team"
'CQC and OFSTED reports'
Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.
We provide an integrated therapy delivery service and that we work collaboratively with our care and education colleagues to support students to access learning.
Due to increased student numbers, we are recruiting for an experienced and motivated Occupational Therapist to work at our inspiring college in Harrogate.
This role will lead on the delivery of Occupational Therapy provision and treatments based on a comprehensive assessment of need that results in high quality, evidence based, and cost effective programmes to meet the needs, abilities and aspirations of service users, students and funders. The post holder will ensure high quality therapy delivery and contribute towards the self-assessment processes to ensure continuous improvement across the College. The role involves providing support, advice, and guidance to our colleagues and other professionals.
Key responsibilities will include:
Design and deliver high quality occupational therapy treatment and programmes, to ensure that individual students and service users’ needs are met, monitored and evaluated to a high standard.
Treatments and programmes may include but are not limited to: eating and drinking, personal care, hand function, independent living skills, moving and handling, community access, travel training, plan-shop-cook, access to work, and sensory development and integration sessions.
Contribute to the achievement of income generation targets by offering a flexible service from the occupational therapy team to meet requests and needs for services.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy
Recent experience of delivering programmes of treatments to people with a range of complex needs
Experience of facilitating initial therapy assessments to create a programme of therapy/treatment
Closing date: 30th September 2020 at 12 Noon
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details. Registered Charity No: 221888
Why be part of Henshaws Therapy Team
Commitment and compassion for our students shared as a team
Consistent Ofsted good to outstanding
Evidence based practice
Great links with parents
High level of experience, knowledge and professionalism within the team with positive skills sharing
High level of training leading to increased skills and knowledge
Individual tailor made therapeutic interventions
Positive and friendly team including Speech & Language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, sensory integration therapists, rehabilitation officers, therapy instructors and assistants.
Working alongside highly skilled care and clinical teams and a dedicated education team.
Working with our students who want to live their best lives.
SMART targets linked to aspirations and EHCP
Occupational Therapist and Advanced Sensory Integration Therapist at our Specialist College explains what sensory integration therapy is and how it can benefit students with SEND.
To find out more:
Henshaws OFSTED Report
In order to support our valued team members we offer:
Access to health scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
Access to free of charge independent counselling service
Free eye tests
Free of charge DBS check
35 days annual leave
Flexible work patterns
Enhanced sick pay
Long service awards
Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
Range of family-friendly policies to support your work/life balance