Occupational Therapy Technician – Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover until 1st July 2019 .
£19,000 - £20,000 circa per annum (inclusive of London Weighting) dependent on experience
37.5 hours per week
We require a flexible, energetic, and enthusiastic individual with excellent motivational skills to join our Therapy Team. The successful candidate will work on Tyler Ward – our male psychiatric intensive care unit. Tyler Ward strives to improve service users’ wellbeing, reduce risk and facilitate individual return to optimal functioning to fully engage in their recovery.
The Occupational Therapy Technician role involves planning and implementing activities as a therapeutic medium under the guidance of a qualified Occupational Therapist.
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. Knowledge of recovery approaches and social inclusion is desirable. The individual will be offered regular supervision and be encouraged to partake in professional and personal development activities.
Key attributes include effective communication skills, good organisational skills, and positive attitude.
Closing Date: Monday 18th June 2018
For further information or to discuss the post, please contact:
Jennifer Beal, Head Occupational Therapist
Rachel Kitten, Deputy Head Occupational Therapist Apply
*Please note - speculative recruitment emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own.*