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Occupational Therapist - Part-time

West Heath School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6079-142S
  • Posted:08/11/2022
  • Pay:£42380
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Band 6 Occupational Therapist-Part time

1 day per week (Term-Time only, 39 weeks)

Start date: January 2023

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status.  We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access mainstream education.   As a Social, Emotional and Mental Health specialist setting, we believe in ‘rebuilding lives through education’, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities.

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our well-established Therapy team. The successful candidate will be required to provide assessment, planning and intervention in a flexible manner. This active department receives excellent support from school staff and senior management and provides opportunities for working with students of whom the majority have an Education, Health and Care Plan.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference and be part of a multidisciplinary team including Speech and Language Therapists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Counsellors and Educational Psychologist.

Benefits:

  • Opportunities for CPD
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings
  • Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite

Closing Date – Monday 05th December 2022, 9am

Application Form, Job Description and further details of this post are on our website www.westheathschool.com or contact whs.hr@westheathschool.com for further information.

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

 

Information about the school

WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

“Rebuilding lives through education”

OFSTED outstanding May 2022

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status. We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education. We believe in “rebuilding lives through education”, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities .

“A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education”

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…”

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jas Lindo
  • Address:West Heath , Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR
  • Telephone: 01732 460 553
  • Email: whs.hr@westheathschool.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.