An exciting opportunity has become available for a Paediatric Occupational Therapist at Craig-Y-Parc independent school.
Salary £28,833.90 – £37,196.40 Term Time Only (FTE £35,859 – £46,259).
Location: Craig-Y-Parc School, Pentyrch, Cardiff, CF15 9NB. Part of the Salutem Care and Education Group.
Craig-y-Parc school provides education for pupils aged 3-19 years with physical and sensory disabilities, complex needs such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and a wide range of additional learning needs. We work closely with the pupils, parents, families and other carers and professionals, creating an environment where learning, ability, independence and success are central to all that we do.
Our mission is to provide a specialised service through a holistic approach incorporating best practice in education, therapy and care.
We're looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Occupational Therapist who has experience of working alongside children with a wide range of physical and developmental needs. Experience in one of more areas of postural management, specialist seating, sensory development, hand splinting and moving and handling is required.
Much of the therapy takes place in the classroom in partnership with teachers, support workers, nurses, physiotherapist and speech and language therapist so the ability to work collaboratively is essential. The school facilities also include a hydrotherapy pool, rebound trampoline, sensory room and gardens providing pupils with a wide variety of opportunities. The therapy team is looking to develop the service further, so this is an exciting opportunity to be part of that.
To engage pupils in meaningful occupations using the curriculum to deliver therapeutic interventions and life skill development. Including access to appropriate equipment, specialist seating, sensory development, hand splinting, moving and handling, play and self care skills.
To work closely with the multidisciplinary team including teachers, support workers, nurses, physiotherapists, assistive technology and speech and language therapists.
At our organisation, we are committed to attracting and keeping top talent by providing a competitive rewards and benefits package that includes
- FREE Online 24/7 GP service for you AND your family with a doctor who can prescribe
- Wagestream – where any day can be a payday
- Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards
- Sovereign Health Care Plan
- Canada Life, Group Life Assurance
- Blue Light Card
- Blink, our internal communications app
- Pension scheme
- Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)
- Access to 34 acres of gardens