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Occupational Therapy Manager - National Council For Special Education


National Council For Special Education




The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) was set up to improve the delivery of education services to persons with special educational needs (SEN) arising from disabilities. The Council was first established in December 2003.  The NCSE is an independent civil service body under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills (DES). The Headquarters of the NCSE is located in Trim, Co. Meath and it has 30 local offices throughout the State.  The Demonstration Project on In-school and Early Years Therapy Support involves the delivery of a multi-tiered model of Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy support to up to 75 schools -  mainstream primary, post-primary and special schools and 75 Early Learning and Care (ELCs) settings - across two NCSE Regional Teams in Leinster. The project was established in 2018 by the Department of Education and Skills, The Department of Health and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to promote inclusion by informing the development of a sustainable model of OT and SLT support in education. Candidates must on or before the closing date of 17th September 2020: • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapist Registration Board at CORU; • Have a professional qualification of high standard (upper second or better); • Have a minimum of three years’ experience as a Senior Occupational Therapist working with children in an educational context; • Have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability, management, leadership, and professional ability) for the management of a school based Occupational Therapy service; • Have good knowledge of evidence based practice; • Have post-graduate experience working with children in an educational context.

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