RESPONSIBLE TO: Lead for Therapy
A specialist further education day college providing education to adults with severe/profound and complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities.
Students with special education needs including physical disabilities, Autism, PMLD, MLD and social, emotional & mental health needs.
JOB PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
To provide clinically effective, person centered and evidence based occupational therapy assessment and intervention to children with profound/multiple learning disabilities as well as physical disability/complex physical health needs attending Nash College.
To assist the senior therapists in the planning and delivery of occupational therapy services to the students and their family/carers, complying with Nash College’s professional and departmental standards of practice.
To provide support and supervision for junior staff
To assist in the management, development and research of occupational therapy services, including service reviews. To hold responsibility for defined projects.
To provide support and training to all teaching staff with regard to occupational therapy interventions.
To comply with the College of Occupational Therapists Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Regular manual handling is an integral part of this post.
Many of the learners have complex physical disabilities and complex health needs. These include challenging behaviour and mental health issues.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties that fall within the grade of the job, in discussion with the manager.
This content of the job description will be reviewed regularly in the light of changing service requirements and any such changes will be discussed with the post holder.
The post holder is expected to comply with all relevant Nash College/Livability policies, procedures and guidelines, including those relating to Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults, Health and Safety and Confidentiality of Information.
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