Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor, ASD IPU

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Occupational Therapy
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: from £17,276 - £19,422

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Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor, ASD IPU

Location: Northampton

 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: [email protected]  01604 872626

Closing Date - Tuesday 22nd January 2019