Occupational Therapist Assistant

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Warrington
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
02 Apr 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Ref
J265-2090
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you an Occupational Therapy Assistant looking to work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare? If so, this might be for you.

Join the multidisciplinary team at Arbury Court and provide care and treatment for adult women in medium, and low secure, and psychiatric intensive care PICU) environments, who have Personality Disorder and Mental Health conditions.

Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, you will support the service in delivering and monitoring structured therapeutic activities and assisting in the planning for individual and group therapeutic interventions.

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will build one-to-one rapport with service users as you assist in arranging individual and group activities that are tailored to their care plans and interests. This will see you take an active role in encouraging participation in activities to empower recovery.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.

This role involves:
  • Organise, monitor and ensure an adequate supply of stock/session materials
  • To record attendance and submit statistical data according to departmental procedures
  • To adhere to a timetable of sessions which equates to a minimum of 25 hours per week as per the needs of the service

To be successful in this role:
  • GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
  • Creativity and ability to adapt activities to the needs of the service user
  • Basic awareness of mental health conditions
  • Experience in providing a range of activities and occupations

What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £18,135
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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