Occupational Health Therapist

Job reference: 000981

Location: Poole - Millie College

Salary: £29,805 - £34,844 pro rata, dependent on experience

Employment type: Term Term Only

Department: Education

Hours per week: TBC

Livability’s Millie College will be a new education provision in Dorset to provide first-class education to local students leaving school at 16 with disabilities, no matter what barriers they may face.

​​​​​​​This exciting new college sets out to meet three strategic aims:

•           Supporting lifelong learning for all

•           Enabling access to high-quality education

•           Supporting young people to live safe and independent lives.

The college will deliver personalised learning through a bespoke methodology of class, outdoor and community-based learning spaces, depending on the learners’ choice, interests and future ambitions.​​​​​​​

The post holder will be responsible for delivering Occupational Therapy assessment and interventions to students with a variety of developmental disorders and managing your own caseload. You will work closely with families and other professionals to provide excellent quality of care and to act as a source of information, support and advice.

Ideally you will have qualifications within sensory integration and a minimum of one year experience post-graduation is required.

If you are passionate about working with young adults, able to use an integrated therapy and education approach; working with students, families, therapy and teaching staff to improve outcomes for our students, we would love to hear from you. We look forward to welcoming applicants that value knowledge, skills and ideas and has excellent communication skills,

In return you will join a supportive, friendly and experienced team and an organisation with strong core values and a commitment to professional development, including in-service training and opportunities to gain further qualifications.​​​​​​​

Essential Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Minimum of 1 year post graduate experience in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience working with children & young adults
  • Manual Handling and safe moving practices
  • Working in a multidisciplinary or multiagency team

We offer continuous training and development - Term Time Only

Livability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS/Access NI check.

Livability is committed to the Disability Confident Scheme and to equal opportunities therefore we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.


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