Clinical - HCPC

Occupational Therapist – Specialist School – Term Time

Job Title: Occupational Therapist – Specialist School – Term Time

Hours: 5 days per week – 37.5 hours Term time (190 days + 4 weeks)

Location: Newton-le-Willows

Salary: £32,579 to £39,231 per annum


  • Bereavement leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Subsidised Sensory Integration training

Compass Associates are working with nationally recognised, industry leading care provider to recruit for an Occupational Therapist to join the team at a specialist school and independent specialist college in St Helens with an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding education and care to young people with Autism. You will be working for an established, stable, and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care and education.

The Role will cover two sites, St Helens, and Newton-Le-Willows, with a total of 90 students ranging from 5 to 25 years of age. The distance between sites is roughly 15 minutes by car. The aim is to ensure equality of opportunity in access to all aspects of the curriculum regardless of the nature and degree of disability of the young autistic person.

We are looking for a qualified experienced Occupational Therapist who wishes to specialise and develop their skills in this interesting and challenging field. Are you dynamic, committed, and flexible with an interest in working and developing skills in a specialist well-resourced setting? Do you have experience in assessment, facilitating 1:1 and group sessions to develop fine motor, gross motor, sensory motor skills and functional / life skills? Do you have experience of working with autistic individuals and/or learning disabilities and/or with children/adults in an education, health, or care setting? Would you like to be involved in training and facilitating staff and other groups? Are you committed to your own professional development?


  • Occupational Therapy Degree
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Autism including how these impacts on the Individual’s learning and functional skills.

There will be a screening call with consultant Ashley Collishaw before being put forward for the vacancy.
Candidates must fill out application forms before being invited in for interview.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Ashley Collishaw directly on 0161 527 9631. Alternatively, email an updated CV to [email protected]

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultant for this permanent vacancy. Compass Associates offers a great incentive for recommendations – we offer £200 of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful candidate recommended by you.

Compass Associates - Consultant - Ashley Collishaw
Specialist Care

Ashley Collishaw (AREC)

Consultant – Adult Social Care (North)

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