Location:  East of England

Salary:  £27,409 - £31,875 per annum  

Hours: 37 hours per week (part time, term time, and flexible working will be considered)

Job ref:  HO31

Due to development and expansion of Adult Services, a fantastic opportunity is now available to work within an innovative and forward-thinking PBS and Therapy Team of a well-established regional charity. Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

As a member of the PBS and Therapy Team for Autism Anglia’s Adult Services you will provide Occupational Therapy for people with autism.

Your main duties will include:

  • Assessing and reviewing the individual sensory needs of the people we support
  • Provision of an outcomes focused approach, promoting engagement in meaningful activities for the people we support
  • Delivering individual and group therapy where required
  • Development of specialist sensory areas
  • Delivering training to the wider team to develop their skills and knowledge in sensory processing disorder and sensory integration

Experience:

  • A recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Sensory Integration Practitioner status (applicants near to completion will be considered)
  • Experience of working with individuals who have autism
  • Competent clinical knowledge of the sensory processing needs associated with autism
  • Experience of delivering a Sensory Integration approach

It is essential that the successful applicant holds a full driving license.

We have a clear pay progression structure and offer the following benefits:

  • Extensive Induction and Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications
  • Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions)
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Additional holiday based on length of service
  • Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback
  • Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 mths)
  • Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career
  • Pension scheme

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to support them.

In the first instance please send your application form and CV to [email protected] 

If you would like further information, please contact Sarah Davison 07951 358331 (PBS & Therapy Team Lead) [email protected] or Rachel Hill (Adult Services director) [email protected]

If no response is received within 3 weeks of submitting a full application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.

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