Autism Service Occupational Therapy Assistant


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Autism Service Occupational Therapy Assistant

Would you like to support a new innovative clinical team working in the field of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders?

Autism affects over half of the children we currently support. It is our firm belief that through early diagnosis, training and research, we can help improve the quality of life of autistic children and their families. We are looking for committed, passionate individuals, ideally with experience of working with children and families, to support our multi-disciplinary clinical team in our new, independent, autism friendly therapy and research centre within the grounds of Keele University.

We have a full-time, permanent vacancy for an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team.

This a permanent post supporting the OT team and wider clinical team to deliver and support the sensory and functional needs of both children and families. Amongst many other things, you will assist with assessments and observations, including Sensory Integration workshops, deliver structured and unstructured play sessions with other assistants and contribute to the delivery of training to parents and other staff, both internal and external.

We are offering:
  • Competitive salaries (NHS A+C Band 3 equivalent)
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team on-site
For further information, please see the job description and person specification below or contact Vicky Jones (Lead Occupational Therapist) via e-mail:

To apply, please complete an application form (see below).

If you have not heard for us within 30 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing date for this vacancy is 5pm, Friday 29th March 2019. Interviews will be taking place on Wednesday 10th April 2019. 

Thank you for your interest in Caudwell Children.
Autism Service Occupational Therapy Assistant


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