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Ambitious about Autism

Occupational Therapist

Job Type



Social work



£38,000 – £47,000

Posted Date

5 February 2024


Closing Date

17 February 2024

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to join a transcapillary team to improve the outcomes for children and young people through the application of expertise in occupational therapy and provide occupational therapy for students through devising and implementing individual and group intervention programmes.

You will also write, and support the fidelity of, occupational therapy programmes for others to deliver as well as review, refine and develop the universal occupational therapy offer within the setting in which you are based.

We are looking for a individual who will:

BSc in Occupational Therapy
Designs and implements impactful intervention programmes and works effectively with those who implement them to ensure fidelity
Able to work autonomously to promote the progression of the OT service in line with the ambitious approach
Reflects critically, appraising own performance, accepting and responding positively to feedback from supervision.
In return, we offer a wide range of benefits including a commitment to CPD (Continued Professional Development) excellent career opportunities, professional membership fees paid, welcome bonus of *£3,000 - *£4,000, generous holiday allowance and much more!

We are able to offer sponsorship for this position if required.

For further details on how you can make a difference and find out what we have to offer, please see our recruitment pack below.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Stephen Vickers.

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. As part of our Safer Recruitment checks, an online search maybe carried out in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance.

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