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Senior Occupational Therapist - St Andrew's College - CAMHS - Band 6

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Occupational Therapy
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £33,275 -£40,000 per annum (depending on Experience)

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About us 

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs. 

St Andrew’s College 

We have opportunities for experienced, energetic and creative occupational therapists to join our outstanding school, St Andrew’s College, which is situated within our CAMHS service and caters for 30 children and young people. 

Our school was rated good by Ofsted with Outstanding awarded for behaviour and attitudes in June 2021 and we pride ourselves on delivering individualised outcomes for all students. 

We provide a bespoke curriculum of education and therapy to each child based on a trauma informed approach.  You would be joining a motivated and highly engaged team and would have the exciting opportunity to build, develop and collaborate on the therapeutic programme we offer. 

The role 

This presents a fantastic opportunity for OT specialists who are keen to gain experience and undertake further career development within a therapeutic school setting. We are looking for individuals who are able to adapt and deliver high quality Occupational Therapy within a well-established team and to make significant difference to the lives of young people and their families. 

The roles are school based, but working alongside other multi-disciplinary colleagues within our CAMHS hospital. There will be ongoing opportunities to develop clinical skills, receive regular clinical supervision and you will be able to demonstrate the highly specialist skills you have developed over your career.  

The successful candidates will support the school in delivering high quality therapy which compliments and extends our education programme; contributing to better outcomes for our children and young people. You will also require the skills to role model and energise the therapy team and lead a vision based on values and best practice. 

You will also be joining the wider charity where access to peer support and best practice sharing between OT’s is readily accessible.   

In addition: 

  • To work within a specialist education setting committed to the provision of high quality personalised education and therapy to achieve the best outcomes for the children in our care.
  • Opportunities to work closely with, and alongside, carers and families and other multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Developing or undertaking further training in DBT, Sensory Integration and Trauma informed Care
  • Opportunities to develop your assessment and formulation skills through using child focused O.T. assessments and development of personalise occupational therapy care plans. 


In addition we offer 35 days holiday, sickness policy on par with NHS, Electric Car scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, acces to the Blue Light Card and Health Services Discounts schemes, access to vocational qualifications and much more… 


We would love you to apply but if you would like further information or an informal visit, please contact to arrange. 

Our young people, families, carers and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.