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Occupational Therapy Assistant in Cardiff

... Are you an Occupational Therapy Assistant looking to work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare? You will work 30 hours a week alongside a...

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Introduction

Are you an Occupational Therapy Assistant looking to work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare?

You will work 30 hours a week alongside a multidisciplinary team at Cefn Carnau in Cardiff, a low secure/rehabilitation service for adults with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability who may also present with mental illness, personality disorders and an autistic spectrum condition.

Working within the Occupational Therapy department, you will support the planning and running of individual and group sessions, implement recovery and rehabilitation programmes and oversee therapeutic activities to promote independence and encourage service users to engage in their care plans to reach their identified goals.

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will enjoy a range of CPD and training opportunities to achieve your career aspiration, including undertaking Breakaway and Therapeutic Management of Violence and aggression (TMVA) training.

Other responsibilities:

  • Document service users’ progress in line with departmental policy including entries within Care Notes.
  • Provide Registered Occupational Therapist with written and verbal feedback on service user’s progression 
  • With guidance from the Occupational Therapist, to evaluate the effectiveness of the occupational therapy interventions delivered

To be successful in this role:

  • Knowledge of the principle of clinical governance and CPA / CTP process
  • Knowledge of current legislation including the MHA, and legislation specific to this setting
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience of working as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Experience of working with service users with challenging behaviour and learning disabilities

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £18,260 Pro Rata
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more. 

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Benefits & About Elysium
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Extra information

Status
Closed
Location
Cardiff
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Profession Sub-category
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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