Therapy Coordinator

Cambian Adult Services
Mile End
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Therapy Coordinator

Hours: Full time, 40hours per week

Salary: £15,288pa

Location: Colchester, Essex

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Cambian Healthcare is a leading provider of specialist behavioural health services for adults in the UK. Cambian’s passion focuses on positive outcomes for the individuals we care for and our employees are at the heart of everything we do.

Active Care Learning Disability model

People’s care and therapeutic goals are supported by our pioneering Active CareTM Learning Disability model. Developed by our in-house multi-disciplinary team, Active CareTM Learning Disability model. facilitates step-by-step objectives that cross all areas of an individuals’ psychological and behavioural development. Importantly, this includes substantial Speech and Language Therapy inputs and the use of Assistive Communication Technology enabling improved communication and social skills.

Job Role

The emphasis on the role is to effectively deliver planned activities for patients under the direction of Occupational Therapy department and Multi-Disciplinary Team. You will be expected to contribute ideas, create and facilitate events & activities safely and support people to structure their time through meaningful activity. This will take place in the hospital and community setting with hours to be agreed in interview.

The successful candidate will be required to implement individual care plans during activity sessions and take into account specific interests and opportunities to promote choice and independence.

In return we offer:

  • Monthly Supervision
  • Support from a multidisciplinary team
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Internal/external training on new initiatives
  • Meals during working day
  • Uniform provided

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for a dynamic individual to work with our patients promoting positive environments to assist in the rehabilitation process. Our goal is to build the living skills, insight, education and confidence required to assist our patients to return to the community.

Joining a company with a growing reputation for delivering a contemporary approach in the field of intensive rehabilitation, you will be encouraged to contribute to, and influence the development of active care for our patients as part of the MDT. You will devise and implement activities appropriate to patients’ needs and requests.

Have basic computer skills (report writing)

Previous experience/skills in care setting are desirable.

Enthusiastic and motivated and communicate easily with all groups of people.

You must demonstrate the ability to manage time efficiently and autonomously on a day to day basis reflecting the dynamic and fast paced ward environment. Knowledge and understanding of the importance of risk assessment and relational security is essential as is experience and confidence in lone working. Must be proficient at note writing, documentation and IT literate.

If you want to be part of an exciting service and you are confident, motivated and well organised, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an individual who can inspire others, be an active member of a team, and who desires to achieve outstanding outcomes for those we support.

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting those within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.