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Occupational Therapy Assistant - Band 4

Employer
Swift Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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You'll help clients with their rehabilitation by:

• encouraging them to think positively and work towards agreed goals set by an occupational therapist

• monitoring and recording progress

• giving regular feedback to therapists

Your day-to-day duties might include:

• encouraging people with mental health issues to create a daily routine

• assisting children with physical disabilities to enjoy play activities

• helping people who've had a stroke or been in an accident to adjust to their disability

• showing an older person how to use equipment to help them remain living independently.

• checking that equipment is in good working order and keeping a record of items in stock

You'll need:

• excellent communication and listening skills

• confidence and enthusiasm, for times when work with clients doesn't have a positive result

• time management skills and the ability to help clients organise their time

• practical skills in areas like cookery, woodwork or pottery

• team working skills, and the ability to work alone

• the ability to keep clear, accurate records

You'll usually work around 37.5 hours a week. You could be based in a hospital,

Location: Haringey
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