Occupational Therapist – Fulltime

SGS The Pegasus School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

Pegasus School is looking to appoint an Qualified OT to play an important role in supporting the school to meet the needs of our Students.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Play an important role in supporting school to meet the needs of children with occupational therapy needs and in supporting good practice across universal, targeted and specialist approaches.
  • Have a distinct role in assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating support for children and young people with a range of occupational therapy needs.
  • Be committed to ensuring children are in environments which support development of skills throughout the school day, through an integrated service within the class.
  • Be a key partner for Pegasus School and committed to its vision of fully integrated occupational therapy to develop independence and self- regulation
  • Provide on-going training for staff to support the commitment to developing occupational therapy support for all pupils.
  • Provide training workshops for parents to enable deeper understanding and use of successful strategies to develop communication
  • Provide assessment, including screening or more specific assessment of individuals to determine specific areas of need and strategies to support development.
  • Provide input to formal assessment processes for children who have long-term Occupational Therapy needs and who have an Education and Health Care Plan
  • Pegasus School is committed to Safeguarding our pupils and working together with professional partners and families to ensure pupil well-being is paramount.
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Date Posted: 20/03/2023

Deadline for applications: 21/04/2023

Location: SGS Pegasus School Hempton lane, Patchway BS32 4AJ

Start date: 01/09/2023

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