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Nancealverne School -Occupational Therapist - Trust strategic lead

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2022 9am

Hours: 3 days (0.6) 22.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year (term time only INSET days) plus holiday entitlement.

Total paid weeks 45.248

Salary: £42,121- £53,219 (dependent on experience) (FTE) pro rata.

Contract: 2 years fixed term

Starting Date: ASAP

The Special Partnership Trust are seeking to appoint an innovative, experienced and dynamic Occupation Therapist Trust strategic lead.

This exciting role requires a committed and dedicated person to lead the strategic development of the Trust-wide therapeutic Occupational Therapy offer; including the development of intervention pathways. They will work within the Specialist Intervention Therapy Team and in close collaboration with the Trust schools and existing services, delivering bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our children and young people with complex needs.

The successful candidate will lead the strategic development and oversight of the Trust-wide therapeutic Occupational Therapy offer. Working collaboratively with the sites, they will deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our children and young people.

The role would oversee the analysis of activity and environmental modification with a goal of reducing the barriers to learning; ensuring pupil access to the curriculum and participation in school activities and educational programmes.

They will have knowledge of how sensory integration can be applied in practice to meet individual need; in addition to creativity, flexibility, resilience and a commitment to meeting the needs of our pupils through innovative provision and a holistic, pupil-centred approach.

A commitment to continuing professional development, developing their skills and the pursuit of professional excellence is essential.

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Application packs should be returned to: Sarah Hooper. Nancealverne School, Madron Road, Penzance. TR20 8TP or via email: