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Occupational Therapist Assistant

Reference

PRI46665

Location

Woodland View, Showell Lane, Meriden, Coventry, CV7 7HZ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

17,964.49

Hours

37.5

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 Role Description

Occupational Therapy Assistant

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our Occupational Therapy Team as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a positive, creative and an imaginative approach to problem solving and delivering therapeutic activities in a Rehabilitation and Recovery setting.

You will work with the Occupational Therapist in producing an Activities Programme for patients

As part of a wider Multi-disciplinary team the Occupational Therapy Assistant will assist our Occupational Therapist, Healthcare Assistants and Nurses in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans.

Alongside the Occupational Therapist, the ideal candidate will respond to referrals made by the therapy team supporting the completion of risk-assessments and support plans to best meet the needs of individual patients.

The successful candidate will have excellent listening, communication and report writing skills. You will be motivated, highly reliable and able to work within an emotionally demanding environment. 

You will collaborate with professional and clinical colleagues, participating in departmental meetings and occasionally contributing at case conferences or multi-disciplinary team meetings as directed

The successful candidate will provide support and facilitate individual and group sessions to our patients, working collaboratively with individuals to promote their recovery and enhance their social inclusion

You will need to maintain accurate and up-to-date records ensuring important information, observations and events are recorded and/or reported as appropriate in accordance with Priory policies and procedures

It is desirable that you will have relevant experience within mental health services. 

Rehabilitation and Recovery service for adult men. Woodland has 31 beds spread across 3 wards with a defined care pathway for our service users. Based in the picturesque village of Meriden, we offer a number of benefits on site including:-
25 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
Free parking
Free meals for all staff
Monthly staff appreciation events
CPD training and development for all staff
Access to Priory benefits including pension scheme amongst many other benefits

   

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

21/04/2021