Bank Occupational Therapy Assistant

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
15 Jul 2021
Closes
25 Jul 2021
Ref
J265-2782
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you an Occupational Therapy Assistant looking to find your perfect work/life balance alongside work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare? If so, this might be for you.

As a Bank Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will be working at Chadwick Lodge and Eaglestone View, a medium and low secure and locked services providing specialist treatment programmes for service users who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) and have a history of offending behaviour.

Working within the Occupational Therapy department, you will assist in assessing, planning, implementing & evaluating the social and recreational needs of service users and develop a range of structured activities to support their individual care plans.

To support service users achieve their identified goals, you will be heavily involved in developing social and recreational activities, this includes creating effective therapeutic relationships, daily living activities, and out of hours working.

A range of CPD and training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and achieve your aspirations.

Other responsibilities:
  • Positively promote rehabilitation towards independent living
  • Contribute to the development of the Integrated Groupwork Programme
  • Develop good working relationships with other organisations, including Vocational Specialists, User Employment Co-ordinator, QEST, colleges, training providers and voluntary agencies

To be successful in this role:
  • GCSE/O-Levels (A-C) or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience in a similar environment & Mental Health
  • Verbal and written communication skills, including report writing
  • A creative and imaginative approach to problem-solving
  • Practical skills to assist daily living and promoting independence

What you will get
  • Hourly rate of £10.75 (including 12.07% holiday allowance uplift)
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Mandatory training
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Option to become perm

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers 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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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