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Occupational Therapist PLUS Speech and Language Therapist required in Dubai

Other International, Middle East
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7, Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Start Date:
Sarah Smyth
Job Ref:

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist to join a Multi-Disciplinary Team supporting a 12 year old with a diagnosis of Autism. Previous experience with autism desired.

The Occupational Therapist will be required to deliver intervention sessions that develop gross and fine motor skills needed for improving function and participation.

The Speech and Language Therapist will be required to deliver intervention sessions that facilitate communication and language development, particularly in participation with peers.

Therapists must also plan and engage in multidisciplinary sessions.

The therapist will receive regular supervision from a clinical supervisor as well as be involved in advisory meetings with experts in the field of autism from around the world.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic therapist to develop their clinical expertise.

Essential Criteria:
● The therapist has a recognised registration with the appropriate governing bodies. In the UK they must be registered with HCPC and RCOT or RCSLT.
● Experience of supporting school aged, and older children with Autism.
● Experience of working with a multidisciplinary team.
● Experience of working with parents and engaging them in intervention.
● Can apply knowledge and evidence based practice to develop individualised, fun and creative sessions.
● Has attended training relevant to working with children with Autism, and is open to learning new evidence based therapies

The position is highly rewarded with an annual tax free salary to attract the best, which will be dependent on experience. Bonuses will reward outstanding practice. Living and accommodation costs will be included along with two return flights per year, plus international travel with the host family and child.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Sarah Smyth
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Contact: Sarah

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