Specialist Occupational Therapist - Learning Disability

Specialist Occupational Therapist - Learning Disability

Job Title: Specialist Occupational Therapist - Learning Disability
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Reference: T2JR/1374845
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 02, 2019 11:38

Job Description

Contracted Hours: 40 hours(Mon-Fri)


Overview for Specialist Occupational Therapist:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Specialist OT to join this residential unit providing accommodation and care to young adults special educational needs (SEN) school and specialist college that provides education, care and medical therapy to young people aged 7 to 25, who have a wide range of complex learning disabilities, such as autism and related autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and young people who have special needs resulting from behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD). This is predominately a Monday-Friday role. Job description available upon request.


Skills/Requirements for Specialist Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with Health Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of British association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
  • Sensory Integration to Level 2/3 preferred


Main responsibilities of Specialist Occupational Therapist:

  • Responsibility for delivering an effective and efficient Occupational Therapy service
  • Participating in future developments and promoting the Occupational Therapy role
  • Delivery of OT assessments for new referrals and admissions and be responsible for their own case load.


Are you a qualified Nurse either out in your career or looking for a more senior position? If so, Sammons Healthcare would like to offer our expertise and assistance. We have vacancies nationwide for RGNs RMNs and RNLDs. Additionally if you are currently seeking a post as an Area, Home or Deputy Manager, Senior Nurse or Clinical Lead then please send your CV to us along with your requirements and we will endeavour to find the right position for you.


We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.


The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).


We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.


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