£39,090 - £40,649
Town/City Abingdon OX14 1GG
Payment type Pro rata
Region South East
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Abingdon & Witney College

Other benefits

Vacancy details


£39,090 - £40,649 per annum, pro rata 

15 hours per week  

The working pattern is Monday 7.5 hours  

52 weeks per annum 

Abingdon Campus 


Abingdon and Witney College are an award-winning Further Education college based in Oxfordshire offering vocational qualifications aimed at developing the skills for students to be able to live and work independently. Our inclusive environment offers students the opportunity to experience different communities of learning at several campuses based at Abingdon, Witney, Bicester and Common Leys. The SEND team is central to scaffolding the support needs of learners with special educational needs and/or disabilities to ensure that every they can achieve their full potential.  

As part of our growth strategy, we are recruiting for a part time physiotherapist, a new position within our SEND specialist team to lead, plan and deliver timely and appropriate therapy for students with physiotherapy provision as specified in their Education and Health Care Plan across all campuses. 

This role requires a physiotherapist that can demonstrate a sound knowledge and use of a wide range of therapy methods and interventions for young people with autism, learning disabilities and other special educational needs. This should include direct therapy, hydrotherapy, work in the classroom co-delivering alongside teaching staff, the development of whole college approaches, as well as a focus on developing preparation for adulthood skills. Communication with students, parents and key stakeholders will be central to achievement as will training and supporting educational staff on physiotherapy methods and interventions and effectively motivating students and staff to engage with the programmes through providing specialist advice. Accountability and responsibility for devising, developing, delivering, and updating individualised therapy/support plans with peer support and supervision is essential. 

Candidates should have a relevant physiotherapy degree and be a registered member of the HCPC with experience. Experience of a range of complex neurological conditions and working closely with the MDT within an education setting, with families and the wider MDT including community services, acute care, equipment reps etc. Knowledge and experience of assessing for, setting up and reviewing specialist standing and walking equipment for young people/adults, be familiar with 24-hour postural management plans and hydrotherapy experience, setting up/reviewing hydrotherapy programmes. 

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more. 

Closing date: 2nd November 2022 (midnight) 

Interview date: TBC 

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks 

How to apply

Please complete our online application form which can be found on our website. If you would like to discuss this opportunity, before applying then please contact Danielle Gray (Recruitment Adviser) on

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