Occupational Therapy Assistant - Milton Keynes - #48958

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 1 week ago
City: Milton Keynes
Salary: £22,816 - £24,336 per year
Contract type: Full time
Occupational Therapists support people to find ways to engage in activities of daily living (occupations) which provide meaning and support the development of their skills and independence.

If you also believe that occupation is vital for our health and wellbeing and want to support patients to lead meaningful lives- then our Occupational Therapy Assistant post is the role for you!

This role is also eligible to receive an additional RSU allowance of £1,446 per annum.

Your working week will include engaging 1:1 with the patients, offering meaningful activities and interventions under the guidance of the Occupational Therapists (OT). You will also be involved in group work, taking patients into the community for skills development, and working collaboratively with the wider team to best facilitate the needs of our patients.

Your work will be supported and guided by the OTs, and there is also plenty of scope for you to bring your own ideas and work with your own initiative.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake PEACE (de-escalation and safe physical restraint) training to support them with their role.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.

Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes, delivering care as close to home as possible

Our vision is that no matter who you are or where you are, you will tell us that you receive: “Outstanding care delivered by an outstanding team”

Our values are: “Caring, safe and excellent”

At Oxford Health we offer a wide range of benefits designed to support your career and wellbeing. These include:

Excellent opportunities for career progression

Access to tailored individual and Trust wide learning and development

27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days with continuous service

NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers

Competitive pension scheme

Lease car scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Mental Health First Aiders

Staff accommodation (please note waiting lists may apply)

Staff networking and support groups hosted by our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team

For further information about this role please review the job description and person specification attached to this advert.

We would recommend you come for a visit or have an informal discussion about this opportunity, so please contact us on the details below to make any arrangements.

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