Specialist Occupational Therapist – Band 6

(For the right candidate, depending on experience, salary will be awarded in line with NHS/AFC pay scale for Band 6 for Inner London)
Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Beechcroft Road, London SW17 7DF Hours: 2 days per week, Term time plus 2 weeks

Closing Date: 22/04/2021


Job Description

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.
Nightingale Community Academy is a specialist educational provision for boys aged between 5 and 19 years old who have a statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) for social emotional and mental health difficulties from a range of backgrounds.

Please click here for Job Description –OT Band 6 – JD April 21

Person Specification

The OT service is an integrated model which is focused on supporting students to access the class-based curriculum by working on core barriers to learning. The aim is to maximise a child’s potential to access learning, and to optimise their ability to function in class and home. You will work closely with teaching staff and the inclusion team. You will be part of an expanding and innovating, multidisciplinary therapy team.

Please click here for Person Specification –OT Band 6 – PS April 2021

Further Information

We can offer you:
• Line management and clinical supervision
• A programme of continuing professional development
• Supportive team
• Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

We welcome any questions you may have, or if you wish to discuss the role informally you can contact us via email on info@nightingaleca.org or contact Claudia McGowan (Therapy Lead) on 020 8874 9096.

Application Guidance

To apply, please click here

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Thursday 22 April 2021
Interview: w/c 26 April 2021

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications from job seekers who require PBS sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled UK candidate is available to take up the post.

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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