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Occupational Therapist Assistant

Elysium Healthcare

Weston-Super-Mare

Permanent

BS249EX

Posted: 16/05/2024

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Are you an Occupational Therapist Assistant looking to work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare? If so, this might be for you. 

Join The Copse as an Occupational Therapist Assistant and change the lives of men and women with mental health conditions who require a medium-term placement, focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements.

Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, you will support the service in delivering structured activities and assisting in the planning for individual and group therapeutic interventions. You will build one-to-one rapports with service users to encourage participation in activities and empower recovery. 

As an Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will contribute to the assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and modification of structured activities in order to measure progression and ensure effectiveness. 

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth. 

As an Occupational Therapist Assistant you will be:

To assist Occupational Therapists, Nurses and other MDT staff in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual care plans.

Support service users to achieve their goals and access appropriate services.

To maintain adequate records, entering details in the service user healthcare records.

Full UK Driving License is required 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

GCSE/O-Levels (A-C) or a relevant NVQ2. 

Experience in a similar environment & Mental Health

Verbal and written communication skills

Where you will be working:

Location: The Copse, Beechmount Close, Oldmixon, Weston-Super Mare,Somerset, BS24 9EX

You will be working at The Copse, a rehabilitation service for men and women requiring a medium term placement focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements. Service users may or may not be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) with a diagnosis of mental illness.

The Copse is a rehabilitation recovery service for men and women with a mental health problem. Service Users typically come from either acute or low secure hospitals, or directly from the community. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to support service users to maintain links with family and friends, gain opportunities and prepare for community living.

What you will get:

Annual salary of £23,692.50

The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) – plus your birthday off!

Subsidised meals 

Free parking

Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.

Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.

Pension contribution to secure your future.

Life Assurance for added peace of mind.

Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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