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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Ditchingham, Suffolk
£16,500 to £20,500
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
Essential Requirements:

Experience working within a care setting
Ideally, you will have a background or experience of delivering or support activities (such as sports, crafts or domestic tasks).
Possess ability to engage, teach, and instruct service users in an agreed specialist area.
Understand the benefits of engaging patients in meaningful activities, and be able to articulate this to patients
Ability to work as part of a team and good interpersonal skills.
Computer literate with good written and oral communication skillsResponsibilities:

Planning, carrying out and evaluation of therapy programmes, running sessions and the allocation/organisation of staff to ensure the successful implementation of the day to day programme.
Delivering group sessions, so applicants must possess the confidence to manage and carry these out successfully.
Liaise with nursing staff/unit management to highlight any possible therapy needs and ensure this information is relayed to the unit therapy team and the unit Manager.
Responsible for involvement within therapeutic personal morning hygiene routines working towards maximising functional independence.All Hallows Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Centre supports men and women with complex healthcare needs having experienced a brain injury, stroke or other neurological event. The services provided at All Hallows comprise: Active / Complex Rehabilitation, High Dependency & Specialist Nursing Care, Progressive Neurological Conditions and Community Rehabilitation.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful on this occasion
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  • Job Reference: 661978997-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: CareTech UK
    CareTech UK
  • Location: Ditchingham, Suffolk
  • Salary: £16,500 to £20,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: £16,500 - £20,500 Depending on Exper
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent