Vacancy Details

Occupational Therapist - Practising (equivalent to band 6)

Cheadle Hulme,SK8 6RQ
£29,652 - £32,947 per annum + benefits dep on experience
Expiry date:

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (part time hours can be considered)
Closing date: Friday 14th December

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments. This is a permanent position and will be based in our College.

Due to expansion of the team, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary therapy team.The role will provide in depth assessment and intervention plans for young people with a variety of complex needs, including physical and learning difficulties, multi-sensory impairment, communication difficulties, autism and challenging behaviour.


Candidates for this role must have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification (BSc or MSc), must be registered as a practitioner with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be registered with the British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT). Candidates must have a desire to work with people with learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and an interest in Ayres sensory integration. Candidates must have experience of working with this client group as an Occupational Therapist and ideally have some level of sensory integration training.

For further information on this position or the hours available please email

At Seashell Trust we strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for our children and young people.

We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults. As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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