Therapies Assistant

Job Title: Therapy Assistant

Location: Acorn Park School, Norwich

Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time (52 weeks)

Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum

 

Are you an individual who is excited to work during times of transformative change? Are you interested in and experienced in the field of working with the challenges associated with neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD), complex and developmental trauma and complex needs? Do want to create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of one of the leading providers of education and care for young people with SEN? If so we have the role for you!

 

The role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our East Anglia Hub as a member of a multi-disciplinary team including Speech and Language Therapy/Occupational Therapy and Psychological Therapies. The role will cover multiple sites in a geographical operating region across care and education. You will be supporting the delivery of high quality educational and clinical provision within the residential home and school by working as an assistant under supervision of a qualified practitioner. Based across two sites, Bramfield House School and Acorn Park School, the post holder will progress specific therapeutic interventions where the needs of the young people vary in levels of functioning, many with a diagnosis of autism as well as associated needs such as complex and developmental trauma. Needs are complex and require a systemic and formulation-based approach. More information about both sites are accessible by the links below:

https://www.acornpark.org.uk/

https://www.bramfieldhouse.co.uk/

 

Who we are looking for?

Someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference to the young people who we serve. Someone who is able to work independently as agreed under supervision, is a good communicator, and is able to work flexibly.

 

The Group

The Outcomes First Group family provides a range of specialist services focused on delivering the best education and outcomes for children, young people and adults. We run schools, colleges, homes and offices across the UK, providing support to our Local Authority partners.

 

Essential Criteria

 • Minimum of 5 GCSE passes including English at Grade C and above

 • Evidence of relevant post 16 education

 • Willingness to work towards further qualifications as required

 

 

 Why work for us?

 

 • Be part of a growing national organisation whose client group are professionally challenging

 • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference

 • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

 • Supportive team environment

 • Well-resourced provision

 • Professional supervision

 • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development

• Company Pension Scheme and benefits

 • Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services

 • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers

• Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other

 

Applications are invited online though the Outcomes First website: https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/

If you have any further questions regarding how to apply or arrange a visit please call Selina Wightman, Clinical Well-Being Lead at Acorn Park School on 01953 888656

 

 The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.