Occupational Therapy Assistant

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Communication: • To establish effective therapeutic relationships with service users and their carers, communicating in a way that respects their views, and over comes any communication difficulties which may be present • To contribute to the effective communication between all parties involved in the service users care • To participate in multidisciplinary meetings regarding service users' care and progress, where appropriate Management; • To comply with policies and procedures for Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, including Health and Safety requirements • To understand and work within the Royal College of Occupational Therapy code of ethics and professional conduct, professional standards, legal, regulatory and employers' policy requirements • To plan and prepare sessions using clinical supervision for guidance • To provide a safe, professional and supportive environment in which therapeutic activities can take place, ensuring the safe use of equipment and storage of materials • To work flexibly adjusting priorities according to the needs of the service • In line with Trust policy and guidelines, review and reflect on own practice and performance through regular, active participation in clinical supervision and appraisal • To provide accurate statistical information as required by the Trust and Occupational Therapy service • To contribute to the induction / orientation of new staff and the education of students where appropriate • To participate in the dissemination and sharing of information and skills regarding the work of the staff, students and volunteers

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent experience
Experience

Essential criteria
  • Work in a mental health or learning disability setting
Desirable criteria
  • Work in a secure setting
  • Work in an inpatient service
Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Understanding of mental health conditions
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of group work
Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
Desirable criteria
  • Can reflect on practice
Personal qualities

Essential criteria
  • Non judgemental
  • Reliable

Ref: FR0098

Job Details

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
15 Jul 2022

Get new jobs like this by email

We'll send you jobs that match this search

You're consenting to receive job alert emails. Unsubscribe at any time. Also you can 'Join' to create a full account to edit your preferences. Read our privacy policy for more details.

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust - 45 jobs https://www.healthjobs.co.uk/Images/Default/recruiters/Thumbnail/a7198e01-a56e-425d-95b2-41ef36212fbd131511744792212286.jpg
This job was posted to Occupational therapist in Maidstone, Kent, England

Similar Jobs

Similar Jobs

Hastings, East Sussex, England£ 39500.0 Per year24th June 2022

Canterbury, Kent, England£ 34000.0 - 38000.0 Per year12th June 2022

Orpington, Greater London, England£ 29.553 - 36.265 Per year10th June 2022

Sevenoaks, Kent, England£ 31365.0 - 37890.0 Per year28th June 2022

Dartford, Kent, England£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year9th June 2022

Canterbury, Kent, England£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year15th June 2022

Sevenoaks, Kent, England£ 31365.0 - 37890.0 Per year17th June 2022

Hastings, East Sussex, England£ 34000.0 - 38000.0 Per year21st June 2022

Folkestone, Kent, England£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year28th June 2022

Canterbury, Kent, England£ 34000.0 - 38000.0 Per year21st June 2022

Show More
Apply now