Senior Occupational Therapist - Permanent

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions.

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service.

This post is based in Tonbridge, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you will work collaboratively within schools and children’s homes, this ensures that therapeutic support permeates every aspect of the education, care and support we offer all children and young people. 
Please note this role will begin as part-time and transition to a full-time role as student numbers increase.

What’s in it for you as a Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist:

- Training: A full induction and on the job training
- Holiday: You’ll work hard at WG, so you’ll be rewarded with full school holidays including bank holidays
- Clinical Development: If career growth and professional advancement is your thing, we provide a leading programme of clinical learning and development
- Flexible benefits: meaning you can increase/decrease benefits such as life insurance – check out our benefits here
- Wellbeing: a host of wellbeing tools and advice including employee assistance
- Medical cover so you can claim back the cost of things like an opticians or dentist appointment and a host of high-street discounts
- Beautiful working environments with the very best facilities – check out our schools here
- A recommend a friend scheme that offers a £2,000 bonus every time

Your main responsibilities as a Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist:

- Support educational and residential colleagues to provide therapeutic living and learning environments 
- Provide consultation, workshops, training and guidance to the educational and residential teams around children
- Provide clinical assessment and formulation
- Offer individualised interventions and engagement to young people

What we are looking for in a Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist:

- Be a qualified Occupational Therapist registered with the HCPC
- Be a specialist and be skilled in delivering therapeutic interventions for children and young people with complex needs
- Need experience of supporting teams around a child or young person to ensure they are being provided with clinically informed living and learning environments and experiences
- Be a confident, engaging and effective, model, guide, leader and trainer.
- Be highly organised and ready to take the initiative
- Be committed to ensuring the best outcomes for young people
- Be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, receiving regular supervision and supported in your CPD.
- Have lengthy sector experience and a background in team supervision are all vital.
- Be a car driver, as there’s some travel involved.

Why work with Maxxima?

- Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
- Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
- Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
- Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom

Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to James on 07738610693 or

  • Location: Tonbridge,England
  • Salary: £48504 - £56013 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Maxxima Group
  • Posted: 27-Feb-2024
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