Technical Instructor

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

The Occupational Therapy Team, based within the Community Therapies Hub, Wigan, are looking to recruit an Occupational Therapy Assistant (Technical Instructor).

We are looking for somone who is compassionate compassionate and has the ability to communicate and engage with Service Users. , and be successful in demonstrating the Trust values and 6 C’s (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence).

You will work under the supervision of a qualified Occupational Therapist to complete functional assessments, and develop intervention plans to work on building skills and engagement with activities of daily living and occupations. Training and ongoing support will be provided, but you will have experience working with adults
with mental health problems.

The post is based at Leigh Sports Village, although you will be providing interventions and support to service users in their own homes and community within the Wigan and Leigh area. There will be a level of autonomous working, but there will always be access to supervision and support. The core hours are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, however the team may be required to be flexible on occasions based on the service need.

IMPORTANT: The role will involve regular travel across multiple sites in the North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust catchment area. Therefore, the post holder must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post. Please indicate on your application how you meet this requirement.

This post is subject to an enhanced check with adults barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJenny OwenJob titleClinical Lead Occupational TherapistEmail addressjenny.owen2@nwbh.nhs.ukTelephone number

Reference: 40938154

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