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Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor, ASD IPU

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Expiry Date
22/02/2019 08:51:00
Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor, ASD IPULocation: NorthamptonGrade - Band 3 / Core ContributorSalary: from £17,276 -

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor, ASD IPU

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                                    


We offer an excellent benefits package including:
·         Pension
·         Sickness policy on par with the NHS
·         35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
·         Life cover
·         Car lease scheme
·         Cycle to work scheme
·         Childcare vouchers
·         Healthcare cash plan
·         Free parking
·         Paid DBS application
·         Access to free vocational qualifications

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 - Tuesday 22nd January 2019