Current Vacancies

Therapy Assistant at the Independent Specialist College and Community Solutions

Reference No: HO/08/TA/17

Closing Date:  18/08/2017

Location: South Yorkshire

Salary: £16,575 p.a.


Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application. Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here

  • Salary: £16,575
  • 37.5 hrs p/w


Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge.  Our therapy service staff make a key contribution to our capacity to provide effective person-centred support for our clients.

We are now recruiting a full time or two part time individuals as a Therapy Assistant.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge and the drive to develop and support people to develop independence and skills in all aspects of their lives. You will work directly with Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists within a wider multi-disciplinary team that includes and Applied Behaviour Analysts, Psychologists, Care Managers, Team Leaders, Support Workers and Vocational staff.  The post would suit someone looking to develop their knowledge and skills within the field of Autism, Learning Disability and Complex Needs

This is a great development opportunity for the right individual to join an established provider and make an impact on the lives of the people who use our services.   

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rachel O'Sullivan, Head of Therapies or Jenni Stone on 01302 866906. 

To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email recruitment@hesleygroup.co.uk  quoting the job reference number H0/08/TA/17 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted.

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.

Job Description

Person Specification

Great Things Happen Every Day Leaflet

Additional Information for Applicants


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Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 18 August 2017.

Interview / assessment day will be Thursday 31 August 2017.

Online applications received after 12pm on the closing date may not be processed

Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.