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Trainee Eurythmy Therapist

Trainee Eurythmy Therapist

Department: School and College (students 6 – 25 years)

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours & Working Patterns: Term time (41 working weeks, including training days); 37.5 hours per week (part-time hours will be considered for the right candidate)

Salary: £21,966 to £24,143 gross per annum (point 14 – 17, increasing annually as qualification progresses and completes) (FTE £24,544 to £26,988 gross per annum)

Closing Date: 16 June 2022                        

Interview Date: Week Commencing 20 June 2022

Start Date: To be confirmed

The Sheiling Ringwood is an independent residential special school and college for students with severe and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities.  A member of the Camphill communities, we provide education and care services within a beautiful environment, where staff, whatever their job role, have the opportunity to make a holistic, real and positive difference in the lives of our students. Set in a stunning sustainable and eco-friendly 40-acre site close to the New Forest and Dorset coastline, the natural surroundings of our school and college provide a rich, enabling and therapeutic learning environment for students.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a trainee (unqualified), innovative and motivated Eurythmy Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team. You will be working with our school and college students (aged 6-25 years).

We are a dynamic, friendly multi-disciplinary team made up of: anthroposophical therapists (including an Anthroposophical Doctor), Behaviour Support Coordinators, Speech and Language Therapists, a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists and a Registered Nurse. You will be part of this team, yet we expect an ability to work under the supervision of the Eurythmy Therapist across school and college. You will also be part of a creative therapy department, working closely with other therapists/practitioners.

This post offers the opportunity to support children/young adults with complex needs to engage holistically with Eurythmy therapy to support the students and the intended therapeutic benefits of the therapy.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Eurythmy Teacher, and will be expected to be on the formal therapist training pathway and to adhere to the requirements of the course criteria. You will have mentoring from a qualified Eurythmy Therapist and will be line managed by the Head of Health and Therapy.

In addition, you will be consolidating your skills in managing a caseload and multidisciplinary team working. The caseload is varied and can cover autistic spectrum disorder, developmental delay, learning disabilities and neurological conditions. You will be confident, adaptable and dynamic to provide assessment and interventions for students. This will include: one to one therapeutic sessions, group therapeutic sessions, attending meetings, planning sessions and MDT discussion.

Our Benefits include: *free enhanced DBS *fantastic working environment with beautiful outdoor space *pension scheme *occupational sick pay *annual salary review *at least 31 days holiday a year *onsite parking *training *regular supervision from friendly approachable line managers * Bike 2 Work scheme *Employee Assistance Programme

This post is for Term Time only.

Please complete the application form and email to:- applications@thesheilingringwood.co.uk

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and Barred List check will be required. Staff are also prohibited from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided political views whilst working at The Sheiling Ringwood (TSR) and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within TSR.

This role is UK based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.