Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor
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Location: Basildon, Essex
Salary: from £23,350 - £25,060 (dependent on experience) + Essex Fringe Allowance £1,250
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
St Andrews Essex has a number of care pathways including psychiatric intensive care, mental illness, personality disorder, recovery and rehabilitation. The service has been designed to meet the complex needs of individuals from admission to discharge. There is a strong emphasis placed on inter-disciplinary working and providing an integrated, recovery focused therapeutic programme that uses a variety of treatment approaches.
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor. You will work with an OT team to undertake assessments and treatment within a forensic psychiatric setting.
Under the support and 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 will have the opportunity to undertake training to improve your knowledge and skills to enable you to develop in this OT TI role.
As an Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor you will have the opportunity to work with a highly motivated Occupational Therapy team. There will be opportunities to be involved in staff training and professional development as well as regular individual supervision from a Senior Occupational Therapist.
You should have:
We would encourage you to make contact with the OT team to talk in more detail about the job role.
“Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”