Senior Occupational Therapist

£31744 - £33962 p/a
Role type:
Term-Time Only, Full Time
44hrs weekly, 39 weeks per year
Contract type:
Term-time only
Closing Date:
Sunday 4 August 2019
Job Details:

National Star are looking to recruit a senior Occupational Therapist with specialist skills to join our existing experienced team. We provide Occupational Therapy to support young adults achieve their full potential in all aspects of their daily life. This setting offers the unique opportunity to work with our students closely and regularly throughout their time at college and provide bespoke therapy interventions. We are looking for a creative, dynamic team member that has a broad range of clinical skills and knowledge to support individuals with complex physical and learning difficulties. We have a newly adapted Sensory Integration room and are ideally looking for an individual with SI experience or an interest in developing skills in this area. We also require the individual to have some understanding of complex postural needs and 24 posture management. Applicants should have experience working with individuals with complex physical disability, PMLD, ABI, Autism, visual impairment and Assistive Technology. You will work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team of 8 Occupational Therapists, 4 Occupational Therapy assistants and the student Tech team. You will also work closely with other therapy teams, tutors and residential staff. Please contact our team if you would like to discuss this opportunity prior to your application.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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