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WWASP Vocational Skills Instructor

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical, Skilled Trades
Expiry Date
26/10/2018 16:34:00
WWASP Vocational Skills InstructorFull-time 37.5 hours per weekSalary starting from £17,276 per annum dependent upon experienceCareer Level :- Core

Job Description

WWASP Vocational Skills Instructor

Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Salary starting from £17,276 per annum dependent upon experience
Career Level :- Core Contributor

Do you want to work in a highly motivated, closely knit and committed team who are dedicated to supporting patients during their inspirational journeys of recovery?  Do you want to work in a role that provides variety, exciting challenges and the guarantee that you can go home knowing you have made a positive difference to someone’s life? 
If this sounds like something you would be interested in and you believe you have the expertise and skills, we’d love to hear from you.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with an interest in working within mental health and vocational rehabilitation at Workbridge (part of St Andrew’s Healthcare).  You would need to be empathetic, flexible and passionate about delivering high standards in all that you do.

Workbridge provides a vocational experience pathway for its patients enabling them to recognise & achieve their full potential. We encourage independence, respect, teamwork & trust; building skills, knowledge & self-esteem in a supportive environment.

The successful applicant will be working alongside other members of the Workbridge team within the grounds of St Andrew’s Healthcare and will need to have a creative hands on approach. Duties will include:
  • Delivery of a vocational experience as a part of our vocational skills pathway.
  • Contributing to the support of patients to engage in meaningful activity to meet their goals and the recording of their daily progress.
  • Involvement in regular patients reviews in co-ordination with the St Andrew’s Healthcare Occupational Therapy teams.
  • Participating in our In-Reach ward based service.
  • Working in partnership will all departments at Workbridge to deliver a joined up service

You will be able to work using your own initiative alongside patients and staff as part of a close knit team providing a therapeutic and safe environment in which everyone is able to maximise their opportunities offered during their time at Workbridge.

An interest in craft activities including textiles, woodwork and card making would be desirable. Also, experience of the ward environment and its challenges would be valuable.

For an informal discussion please contact Cheryl Roy, Service Manager on 01604 616253 or email

Closing Date Sunday 30th September 2018.