Overview

Does working 4 days a week but with FULL pay sound like a dream?!*

It doesn’t have to be! Have a better work/life balance and come and work for Outcomes First Group!

Job Title:          Occupational Therapist

Location:          Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (within one hours commute of Newquay airport)

Salary:              Up to £53,200 DOE

Hours:              37.5 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm

Contract:          Permanent, 52 weeks

Essential:         Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle required

We understand the value of helping our employees to achieve their Continued Professional Development goals and offer a £2,000 training allowance to allow you to complete role specific training tailored to your individual requirements.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our clinical division, working collaboratively to deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our pupils with developmental trauma, autism, ADHD, complex and SEMH needs

About the role

You will implement a holistic, therapeutic approach to helping our pupils in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy. Undertaking all aspects of Occupational Therapy clinical duties, you will adhere to professional and regulatory guidelines, carrying out individual assessments and interventions, and preparing relevant documentation, including writing reports. In addition, you will provide information and training to staff, commissioners and other agencies, as required.

Our Clinical Teams support our services to maintain a nurturing and loving environment where our pupils can flourish, always putting them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our pupils are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

When it comes to looking after our pupils, we strive for excellence, which is why we are the leading service provider in the UK.  With this in mind, we are looking for an Occupational Therapist who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Location: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (within one hours commute of Newquay airport)

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit: https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/

Essential Criteria:

  • Recognised and relevant Occupational Therapist degree
  • Registered with the HCPC and RCOT
  • Sensory Integration qualification desirable
  • Full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle 
  • Experience working with Children and Young People
  • Experience of working within school environments

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact: recruitment@ofgl.co.uk or Kate Boot, Clinical Locality Lead, Kate.Boot@enhancedlearningservices.co.uk

What’s in it for you?

Experience of working within school environments’ We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement 
  • Life Assurance
    Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Work 4 days, be paid for 5 *T&C’s apply – following successful completion of the probation period

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID: 243504

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