Occupational Therapy Assistant
Ref: CYG08978

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £19,000 DoE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 05/07/2020
  •  

    Are you looking for a new challenge?

    Do you want to join an established team that truly lives its values? We are looking for an Occupational Therapy Assistant to work in the Occupational Therapy service at Cygnet Stevenage Medium secure hospital.

    The successful candidate will support the Occupational Therapists in delivering a high standard of evidenced based OT interventions and delivering a full activity timetable of group sessions based on Leisure, Self-care and productivity. Knowledge of the Recovery Model and Model of Human Occupation is desirable. The post holder will be expected to provide individual and group activities to support recovery and rehabilitation. Experience of supporting service users with mental illness is essential. We will provide clinical and managerial supervision by an Occupational Therapist and training opportunities to support professional development.

    You will be…

    • Passionate about occupation and its role in mental health
    • Able and willing to work flexibly, to meet the needs of the service
    • Have a good understanding of risk management
    • Have an awareness of boundary setting
    • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

    In return we will offer you:

    • Salary of £19,000pa
    • Free lunches and free parking
    • Company pension scheme
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support allowing for clinical case discussion
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development
    • NHS discount card
  • Job Description
  • OTA_job_description_2018.doc

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