Therapy Assistant

Location Wakefield
Discipline: SEN Education, Therapy
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £19K - £21K per annum, Actual Salary Term Time Only
Contact name: Victoria Marsden

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Job ref: 6295
Published: 12 days ago
Full Time, Therapy Assistant, (Occupational & Speech & Language), Job vacancy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.  Full Time, Permanent, Term Time Only.

  • £11.72 - £12.78 per hour / £19K - £21 K actual salary.
  • Term Time Only.
  • 37 Hours per week.
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Health Cash Back Plan & High Street Discounts.
  • Excellent career progression and fully funded training.

This employer strives to achieve outstanding Schools Colleges & Training Facilities for Children & Young People with Special Education needs.  With a team of dedicated team of Teaching, Support, Therapists & managers, together they all strive to bring out the best in every pupil and prepare them for adult life.  Their Schools & colleges have fantastic facilities and cater for Primary, Secondary & further education children.  The facilities range from Science Labs, horticulture, catering, mechanics and much more. The children are supported from the moment they arrive.  They are constantly challenged, and they believe in setting high expectations, enabling them to reach their full potential.  As an employer they fully invest in their staff team, with opportunities to gain further qualifications, continuous professional development, career progression and the opportunity to make a massive difference to the lives of those with a disability.

You will be responsible for the delivery of occupational therapy, speech & language, ELSA, positive behaviour, and educational Psychologist advised interventions as advised by the Therapy team.  You will implement and review therapy interventions through assessments to enable students to fulfil their potential, following the students Education, Health & Care Plan (ECHP).
  • Work with SENCO, Managers & teachers to understand student’s needs.
  • Develop effective interventions both during and outside of lessons.
  • Deliver therapeutic support advised by the Therapy team.

  • Previous experience of working with children in education, SEN Desirable.
  • You want to make a difference to students lives.
  • A keen interest in Therapy and working with Occupational Therapists, SALT and Education Psychologists.
  • A willingness to learn and undertake professional development.
  • A clear understanding of relevant protection procedures as well as Health & Safety.
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to the Education or Social Care Sector.

If you are interested in this position, please click on apply.  Once you have applied, we will contact you to discuss the vacancy and answer any questions you may have.