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Lead Clinician

Outcomes First Group


Bedford, Bedfordshire | United Kingdom

Job description

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Job Title: Lead Clinician- Occupational Therapist

Location: Papworth Hall School, East Anglia

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 based on experience

Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

We’re looking for a Lead Clinician- Occupational Therapist with demonstrable leadership skills to join our Papworth Hall School based in East Anglia. This is a fantastic opportunity to create your own team and develop the clinical provision within this innovative environment. This is a wide and varied role ideal for those looking for a new challenge where you can truly have an impact on shaping a service and driving transformational change.

About the role

Working independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures you will work within existing MDT and Clinical Governance structures to support the services in future development and ensuring quality assurance.

Our clinical teams help to develop empowering environments where our pupils can flourish, always putting them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and the pupils we support are heard, respected, and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

Location: Papworth Hall School, East Anglia 

Papworth Hall School is a brand-new independent specialist school for autistic children.

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality education and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

We are really proud to say that in 2023, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fourth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism.

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Essential Criteria:

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:  [email protected]

What’s in it for you?

You will be working with an ambitious and driven service that’s really going places, supported by an exceptional team of likeminded individuals who are keen to learn from you. You will have the resources and time to implement your strategic vision for therapies as this role will be key to the development of the service. This is an opportunity to enrich the lives of the people we support and make a positive difference, in a role where you have autonomy.

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the people in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Vacancy ID: 235723


Job tags

Permanent employmentContract workLocal areaFlexible hoursWorking Monday to Friday


£50k - £60k per annum

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