Part Time 18.5 hours per week – flexible on days worked
Term Time Only contract working 39 weeks
£18,868 per annum - actual salary for hours worked - Salary pro rata from £42,884
Fixed Term Contract until 16th July 2021
Based at the St Albans Campus
Oaklands College is home to one of the largest SEN provisions for students aged 16-24 in Hertfordshire. The L.I.F.E provision (Learning for Independence and Future Employment) support a range of learners with S.E.M.H (Social, emotional and mental health), moderate and severe learning difficulties and/or disabilities. We also have a specialist department for students with Autism and is accredited through the National Autistic Society (NAS).
Our young people all have an Education, Health and Care Plan, the ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people with complex needs. You will be working directly with an allocated caseload of young people, ensuring that specificity relating to their occupational therapy provision is delivered. Working closely with the team here at college and with parents/carers and external professionals to ensure that this provision is consistent across a variety of settings (respite, home/residential, college.)
To be considered for this role applicants need to demonstrate they hold the following;
• Degree, post graduate or Professional Qualification in Occupational Therapy
• Experience of working in a school or FE environment preferable but not essential
• Full HCPC registration
• Ideally 12 months post graduate experience within a local authority or NHS Trust
Please refer to the job description when submitting your application.
Closing Date: Sunday 21st March - Early applications are advised as we may close the advert before the closing date.
Interviews will take place remotely via Microsoft Teams, shortlisted candidates will be provided details of the interview.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.
Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.