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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Occupational Therapist to support our established client in the Kent area. The service is a specialist day school for Children and Younger People between the ages of 8-16 who have a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

The successful candidate will provide support Younger People with varied Learning Disabilities including ADHD, ASD, SEMH and SLCN as well as Developmental Trauma, Neuro-developmental Conditions and Special Educational Needs. The service received a rating of 'GOOD' in their most recent Ofsted report.

Job Purpose: Senior Occupational Therapist

Salary: £48,504-£56,013 per annum + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Tonbridge, Kent

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:

  • Use advanced specialist knowledge and levels of experience appropriately and effectively across a range of work practices which is underpinned by comprehensive and extensive theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
  • Assess the motor, perceptual and sensory integration skills of the young people and to ascertain how any differences impact on their function and participation.
  • Write reports based on your findings to support the young people, education and care staff and to inform annual reviews.
  • Work with the young people to provide Occupational Therapy, as identified from assessment in line with the Three Waves Model of Intervention, including environmental, whole school interventions as well as 1:1 work with individual children, group work and whole class work, as part of the MDT.
  • To identity training needs, develop and facilitate training sessions to staff and parents/carers.


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


  • Paid School Holidays
  • Family Healthcare Plan - Access to instant check-ups and consultations
  • Car Purchase Scheme
  • Career Development and Training
  • Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Support
  • Pension Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • High-Street Vouchers and Apple Scheme
  • Family Days Out
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free Meals

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.

  • £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you £250. That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends and family!