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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Are you an Occupational Therapist seeking a new Permanent challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Children and Younger People with complex Learning Disabilities including Autism?

Service Care Solutions are working in partnership with our established client to recruit an experienced Occupational Therapist in the North London area. The service is a specialist independent day school for Children and Younger People between the ages of 7-19 who have co-occurring diagnoses including ASD, ADHD and Dyslexia. This multi-site school has received excellent recognition for the outstanding support provided which includes a rating of OUTSTANDING in their most recent Ofsted visit, and Advanced Accreditation Status granted by the National Autistic Society.

Job Purpose: Occupational Therapist

Salary: £28,208-£47,838 per annum + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: North Finchley, London

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30

Contract: Full-time | 37.5 Hours

The post holder will work as part of the Multidisciplinary Team to engage, encourage and inspire the Younger People to be themselves.
Key Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate Occupational Therapy interventions to a defined caseload, working with an agreed degree of autonomy and independence, with regular support/supervision from the Therapy Team Lead and Clinical Supervisor.
  • Conduct initial parent/carer meetings to determine case history and needs.
  • Facilitate initial assessment sessions, employing appropriate assessment methods to determine needs.
  • Plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate support programmes for pupils and oversee individual programmes.
  • Provide individualised targets as part of each pupil's IEP in consultation with parents and teaching staff.
  • Report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils and maintain records of interventions.
  • To keep confidential clinical case-notes for each student, in line with professional standards.
  • To write reports to contribute to Annual Review meetings.
  • To maintain regular communication with parents, teaching staff and MDT to support a joined up approach around students.


  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Substantial experience working with Children & Younger People


  • Paid School Holidays - 40 Week Year
  • £250 Welcome Bonus, paid via Service Care Solutions
  • Excellent CPD Package

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of four weeks in your new placement.

  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.