Location: Duston, Northampton
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday 08:30-16:30
Salary: £11.25 per hour
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual – The Oakleaf Group are seeking to recruit a full-time Therapy Assistant.
Therapy Assistants work as an integral part of the Therapy Team. The role involves the planning, carrying out and evaluation of therapy programmes, facilitating sessions and the allocation/organisation of staff to ensure the successful implementation of the day to day programme.
The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the Nursing team to maintain any therapy needs and facilitate programmes and interventions as directed by the off-site qualified therapists. The Therapy Assistant will liaise with nursing staff and unit management on site and receive direction from the off-site therapy team. .
There will also be an onus on delivering group sessions, therefore applicants must have confidence to manage and carry these out effectively. Therapy Assistants will be responsible for facilitating personal morning hygiene programmes on a regular basis, in order to support Occupational Therapy and other therapy disciplines.
The role is Monday – Friday however they may be the occasional event which extends outside the regular working hours therefore a degree of flexibility is advantageous. The Therapy Assistant role is for the Cotswolds Unit situated in Duston, Northants however the position is not exclusively fixed within one area and the successful applicant may be asked to work across any of the locations currently operated by The Oakleaf Group therefore a full driving licence is desirable.
– Pension scheme
– Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation
– Sickness pay
– CPD opportunities
– Being part of one of the leading providers of Neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire
– Regular supervision and support from a qualified Therapist
– Free on-site parking
– Free meals are provided during working hours.
Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A LEAST 6 MONTHS CARE EXPERIENCE
APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A POSTAL ADDRESS AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATION
Location: Northampton, NN5 6DS