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The Together Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is a commitment we expect and require from all our staff and volunteers. All Successful applicants will undertake stringent recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS.
Inscape House School is a non-maintained ASC specialist day school for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years. It is part of the Together Trust, a charity that has been providing care, education and support in the North West of England since 1870. The post holder will be a member of the Inscape House School and Post 16 provision on the Cheadle campus.
Purpose of the post
To carry out a range of specialist Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions in keeping with needs of children and young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions.
To manage a caseload across Inscape House School and Outreach Services, working flexibly and collaboratively to meet pupil/student and service needs.
To provide specialist advice and consultation to children, young people, their families and carers within schools and their own homes.
To identify appropriate targets for pupil and student’s Individual Educational Programmes in collaboration with teaching and other staff.
To plan, undertake and participate in teaching and education settings for staff, carers and parents to share specialist clinical knowledge.
To provide clinical supervision to Occupational Therapy Assistants.
To provide assessment reports and treatment plans for individual pupils/students.
To maintain personal CPD portfolio in order to meet HPC registration requirements.
Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
Registered member of Health Professionals Council with current practicing certificate.
Knowledge of current OT theories and models of practice appropriate to paediatric practice.
Knowledge of clinical governance.
Experience of working in a range of clinical settings.
Experience of working in special schools.
Extensive experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.
Experience of working with children and young adults who present with challenging behaviour.
Ability to manage own case load and work autonomously.
Ability to critically appraise own performance so as to set priorities.
You'll get to help the people we support celebrate along the road to a brighter future. And, be part of an incredible team of like-minded peers. Together we work hard, laugh a lot, and support each other. We also have a range of rewards and benefits for our staff:
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays. Pro rated for part time roles) rising to 27 days after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years.
A company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
Opportunity to purchase a health plan to claim towards therapy, dental and more
Unlimited access to our employee assistance programme for advice and support
Support from mental health first aiders
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