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Art Therapist

Job Ref: LGDM22
  • Start Date: ASAP
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Job Description

The purpose of the role is to work with specific students based on assessments of their support and developmental needs, using artistic non-verbal media to build therapeutic relationships which positively affect their physical, mental and spiritual health.

You will be working with children and young people with autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and difficulties associated with developmental delay and, in collaboration with the other therapists, communicating findings to a diverse range of Specialist School staff and external bodies.

You will be qualified to at least a degree level, be registered with a professional therapeutic body such as the BAAT, HCPC or CASHC and you will have experience of working with learners with learning difficulties and/ or learning disabilities and have knowledge of specialist education.

Qualifications or an understanding of the Anthroposophic approach to therapy is highly desirable.