Occupational Therapist 

Location: Aurora Eccles School, Quidenham, Norwich, Norfolk

Salary: £13.59 - £19.32 per hour dependant on experience

Hours: Part time 0.6 (FTE = 1.0 based on a 40 hour week) with potential to rise to fulltime

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities. We are currently looking for a Occupational Therapist to join Aurora Eccles School.

Aurora Eccles School is an independent day and boarding school providing specialist education for students aged 7 to 20 who experience difficulties learning in mainstream school environments.

Situated in the Norfolk countryside, the school offers the perfect learning environment for each student’s needs to be met so they can develop and achieve their full potential. Eccles is currently undergoing a redevelopment which involves new classrooms and residential facilities.

Eccles School is a positive, vibrant and collaborative working environment and it truly is an exciting time to be part of the Eccles team. In your role, you have the chance to make a positive difference to the lives of the young people we support.

The Role:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the development of Occupational Therapy in a Residential Special School setting. The post holder will provide Occupational Therapy Services in response to needs identified by assessment and as set out as part of a Statement of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), to enable students to fulfil their potential all aspects of their lives. 


A recognised degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).


Previous experience in an Occupational Therapist role, preferably with children and young adults.

The Benefits: 

  • Career progression and further qualification training support

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

How to apply:

To start an online application please click on “Apply Now” and follow the instructions for our online application form which is mobile and tablet friendly. For more information please contact us on 01953 887 217 or email EcclesHR@the-aurora-group.com

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Click here to download an application form -  (If you are not applying online please email EcclesHR@the-aurora-group.com)

Click here to download the job description

Closing Dates: Friday 24th November