Occupational Therapy Assistant (12 month FTC) - Birmingham

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Birmingham
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Give your career a positive change.

CAS Behavioural Health is one of the UK`s largest providers of specialist adult services in mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities.

As part of our organisation you will have the chance to make a real impact on service users and their families. You`ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

Elms is a 10 bed locked rehabilitation service for women with learning disabilities and other complex needs. All of the bedrooms are en-suite and furnished to a high standard. The women within our care are encouraged to personalise their bedroom to their own taste.

We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave.

In this role you will:

You will contribute to the delivery of therapeutic activities appropriate to the client`s needs, choices and interests and complete identified assessments under the supervision and guidance of an Occupational Therapist (OT).You will assist the OT in the day to day duties and running of the department and also work closely with Therapy Coordinators and the onsite Multidisciplinary team.

We are looking for people who:

• Are educated to GCSE/NVQ level (or equivalent).
• Have a desire to develop their career pathway in Adult Learning Disability Services.
• Any relevant experience working in an OT team and/or with a similar client group is advantageous.
• An understanding of the Occupational Therapy process and interventions is important along with an enthusiasm to develop skills and knowledge.

In return we will offer you:

• Salary: £19,240
• Company pension scheme
• Training days provided by well-known and inspirational OTs
• CPD opportunities
• Research opportunities
• Internal and external training

Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

Click the link to apply.

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