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Therapy Assistant

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Are you a Therapy Assistant looking for a new challenge, where you can pick up available shifts and find your perfect work/life balance? Join The Bridge in Middlesbrough and be a part of meaningful change.

With experience from the NHS and/or private sector, you will be responsible for managing a complex caseload, which will see you provide assessments, plan, implement interventions, and evaluate outcomes aligned to care plans.

As a Therapy Assistant, you will assist qualified therapists in delivering an excellent rehabilitation service to residents with various complex neurological and respiratory conditions. You will undertake therapeutic work with residents and supervise residents in activities relating to their treatment.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of online and CPD training courses to support you reach your career goals.

Your responsibilities will include:

Under the direction of a qualified registered therapist assist with resident therapy activities. This will include working with the resident on their mobility, activities of daily living and communication.
To be able to accurately report back to the therapists any work undertaken.
Keep up to date with documentation i.e. filing, photocopying
To assist resident with independent prescribed practice provided by qualified therapists
To work alongside therapists/other assistants to run resident activity groups when required
To provide technical support and instruction to patients engaging in creative and vocational activities as therapeutic interventionsTo be successful in this role:

Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
HCPC registration
Driving License
Experience in working within a similar environment
Occupational Therapy assessment processes and report writing
Facilitating individual and group therapyWhat you will get:

Annual salary of £19,500 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Mandatory training
Wellbeing support and Activities
Flexible workingThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure
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