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Technical Instructor

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Reference

PRI24302

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Subject to Qualifications and experience

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

 

The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical team.

 

Job Advert Role Description

Working with the Occupational Therapy Team, our Therapy Assistants provide support with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans. Fundamental to the achievement of our service user’s programme goals, energy and enthusiasm is vital, as you will take an active role in enabling the provision of activities that promote well-being and independence and help to maintain a personally satisfying lifestyle.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Technical Instructor to provide assistance to our Occupational Therapists with our Adult Services, Elmswood, EDU and Maple and Alder Acute wards

 

Technical Instructor:

 

The post holder will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, providing therapeutic activities for individual/groups, and will assist the Occupational Therapist in assessment and treatment of patients needs.

 

Qualified to NVQ 2 level or relevant proven experience. The post holder will be required to provide assistance to professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of clients.

To assist with the delivery of group and one to one occupational, therapeutic and recreational activities; observing, recording and reporting patient responses. Previous experience would be an advantage.

 

Suitable applicants will therefore have at least one year’s work experience (either paid, voluntary or community work) of which at least 6 months must relate to working with individuals with mental health problems.  They must display competency in one or more leisure/creative/practical activities and possess the ability to teach practical skills .  Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required, as are good time management skills, and interested applicants must have the confidence and ability to work independently of a qualified OT.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

09/12/2018