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01562 882 253

Senior Occupational Therapist

Sunfield Childrens Home – Clent

Salary – £31,696 – £41,787 (equivalent to band 7 and dependent on qualifications and experience)

Position – 40 hours per week (permanent)


Sunfield Intro

Sunfield are looking for exceptional individual to join us as Senior Occupational Therapist.  Set within 58 acres of idyllic parkland, nestled on the slopes of the Clent Hills, we are an independent residential special school and charity who support young people, aged 6 – 19 years, with complex learning needs, including Autism and PDA.

Some of the main duties include:

  • To provide an effective and specialised Occupational Therapy (OT) service for children and Young People as directed by Head of Care and Therapies
  • To ensure all students EHCP OT needs are met, including their sensory integration needs
  • To provide specialist advice, training and support to the teams supporting each child and young person
  • To lead the evaluation and continued development of the Occupational Therapy Service
  • To provide a flexible service including spending 70% of their time in the care setting.


Although challenging, working at Sunfield is incredibly rewarding. We are looking for someone with great character and a desire to make a positive impact on the children and young people’s lives. As a Senior Occupational Therapist you should have a patient, caring, compassionate and child-centred nature, excellent observation skills and the ability to problem solve and think creatively to enable our children and young people to reach their full potential and have emotional intelligence and resilience during tough times.


In Return we offer

  • 33 days holidays (Including bank holidays)
  • Free Parking
  • Free lunches
  • Support for continued professional development
  • A comprehensive induction
  • Access to childcare vouchers
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • BHSF discounted health care benefits



Sunfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.


Ways to apply and Guidance Form

To apply- Please complete an application form which can be found below and return to :

Access the Job Application Form here.

Access the Application Form Guidance here.

Access the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here.

Access the Job Description here.