Therapy Technical Instruction & Occupational Therapy Apprentice

Recruiter
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
LEWSEY ROAD, LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE, LU4 0DZ
Salary
£18,369.00 annually
Posted
04 Jan 2021
Closes
21 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC1000009373
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
March
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Undertake specific skills suport work to patient as delegated by the Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist
  • Undertake and successfully complete a BSc Occupational Therapy apprenticeship
  • Work as a Therpy Technical Instructor whilst undertaking formal apprenticeship training
  • To screen and prioritise new referrals for discussion the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist
  • To carry out treatments delegated by qualified professionals

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • Occupational Therapist (Integrated) Degree
  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Training will be a mixture of attendance, distance learning, virtual learning, block and day release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • Occupational Therapist


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Reliable, Motivated, Autonomous Learner, Experienced Therapy Assistant, Or ISW, Manual Handling

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Related subject Area (Grade BBC) Essential

Things to consider

You will need a working knowledge of a range of common illnesses, injuries and conditions relevant to the specific area of work. You will need knowledge of NEWS. You must be able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort and be able to keep accurate patient notes.

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