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Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
JF20910
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Salary
plus 35 days holiday, benefits and package
Expiry Date
31/12/2018 15:23:00
Occupational Therapy Technical InstructorLocation: NorthamptonGrade - Band 3 / Core ContributorSalary: from £17,276 -

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

Location: Northampton
Grade - Band 3 / Core Contributor
Salary: from £17,276 - £19,422
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor with an interest in working with men with a diagnosis of autism who require OT assessments and treatment within a forensic psychiatric setting.

Under the guidance of a registered Occupational Therapist, you will use technical and creative skills to provide patient centred programmes of therapeutic activities, to enable an individual to achieve their goals.
You should have:
  • An understanding of the role of Occupational Therapy within autism and mental health
  • Good team working skills, sound communication skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to build a rapport with a challenging patient group
  • Organisational skills, an ability to take initiative and complete delegated tasks
  • Ability to lead therapeutic activity groups under supervision
  • You will have a positive, non-judgmental attitude and work well within a team.
  • Creative skills
                                                              
If you have any questions regarding the post or want to arrange a visit please contact:

Rebecca Lander, Occupational Therapist:- email: 01604 872626

Closing Date - Sunday 9th December