Overview

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an Integrated Therapy Assistant based at Lufton College.

Cambian Lufton College is an independent provider of specialist further education and residential care in the South West. We offer day and up to 52-week residential placements for young people aged 16 to 25 years.  We typically support students who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, moderate to severe learning disabilities and a range of behaviour, emotional and complex needs (including medical

Job Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and interested individual to work as part of the Occupational Therapy (OT) team and Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT) team at Lufton College. This post will combine clinical and administrative support roles: you will work directly with individual Young People or with groups to deliver therapy programmes, under the direction of the senior OT or SaLT in the Educational and residential settings, and support the OT or SaLT in the assessment of young people’s communication needs, functional skills, and report on individuals progress, provide support with resources for individuals and contribute to the development of the Communication and Sensory Environment. You will receive regular supervision and, as part of the Cambian Clinical Service, be eligible for training.

Candidate Profile

It is essential that the successful candidate has an interest in developing young people’s Communication and functional skills, and meeting communication and sensory needs and have worked with Young people previously, preferably with Young People with special needs. Basic IT skills and the ability to work flexibly and collaboratively as part of a busy team are essential for all aspects of this post.

A successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.

Experience working with ASD and/or LD and/or Experience in CAMHS

In return we offer:
Full support from a multidisciplinary team
Regular clinical supervision
Developmental opportunities
Research opportunities & support
Internal/external training on new initiatives
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with increments for length of service included)

You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.

Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian is an equal opportunities employee

Salary: £21,444 per annum

Location: Yeovil, ba22 8st

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