Is a purpose-built 32-bed hospital specialising in psychiatric rehabilitation for men.
St Augustine’s provides state of the art facilities for patients to assist them with their return to independent living. Many are from the local area and this new facility offers the perfect environment for their community- based rehabilitation
The emphasis on the role is to effectively deliver planned activities for patients under the direction of Occupational Therapy department and Multi-Disciplinary Team. You will be expected to contribute ideas, create and facilitate events & activities safely and support people to structure their time through meaningful activity. This will take place in the hospital and community setting with hours to be agreed in interview.
The successful candidate will be required to implement individual care plans during activity sessions and take into account specific interests and opportunities to promote choice and independence.
In return we offer
• Monthly Supervision
• Support from a multidisciplinary team
• Developmental opportunities
• Internal/external training on new initiatives
• Meals during working day
• Uniform provided
Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.
It is important to have knowledge of Healthcare environment and knowledge of Mental Health Issues.
To be confident in your role having an understanding of Mental Health diagnosis is important.
It is essential to have GCSE English and Maths or equivalent training or qualification, or able to demonstrate the same. NVQ2 / NVQ3.
It is preferred to have previous experience in working within a care environment.
Please note – this role is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment be subject to successful clearance.
If you are looking for a truly rewarding career with great prospects then we would love to hear from you.
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