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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

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

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.
  • To contribute to multi-disciplinary team meetings, student focus meetings and class meetings to share information and provide appropriate strategies. To incorporate specialist information into practice in order to ensure a joined up approach between therapies and more widely across the school.
  • To deliver staff training, including Occupational Therapy induction for new staff.
  • Depending on experience, support the MDT Lead in the specific leadership of the OT team including providing supervision for an OT assistant.


  • 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

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.