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Assistant Occupational Therapist - Greater Manchester

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Manchester UK


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Sep 29, 2017

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Job Role Description We are currently recruiting an Assistant Occupational Therapist for Tesito House, Ardwick, to provide support to the Advanced Practitioner in Occupational Therapy and their clinical practice to the multidisciplinary team. Additionally, you will co-facilitate the delivery of individual and group based therapies, clinical assessments, related intervention planning and outcome measurement. You will be interested in:- - Music - Cooking - Sports - Swimming - Reading - Making links with the local community Required Skills & Experience You will be educated to NVQ level 2 or equivalent with 1 years' experience of providing person-centred support to adults with mental health concerns. You will have experience of working with and relating to people form a wide variety of backgrounds as well as leading within a team. You will be a confident and positive communicator with the ability to listen sensitively to others. The ability to provide sympathetic, emotional and practical support to stressed adults and a positive attitude to people with learning disabilities and mental health problems are key skills for this role. You must have a willingness to learn and develop and an ability to make connections within the wider community to enhance the support available for the women at Tesito and offer a range of leisure/hobby activities that can be shared with the people we support; a good understanding of community and domestic safety issues is essential. A Female Assistant Occupational Therapist is preferable. Driver preferred, holding a full UK Driving Licence.Salary & Benefits We are values led as an organisation and we truly believe in making a difference to the people we support through our people and the service we provide. This is an ideal time for you to join an evolving team and organisation and make a true contribution and a difference within AFG. As well as working within a great team and a great culture, you can expect to earn a competitive salary of 14,665.22 per annum as well as an annual holiday allowance of 30 days inclusive of bank holidays. You will also have an opportunity to join our pension scheme whereby AFG will match any individual contributions of 1% of salary. Show us your passion and in return you will have opportunities to develop yourself for the future as we invest in significant training and development for our staff. Alternative Futures also promotes a lifestyle benefit scheme which provides you and your family with real savings on day to day purchases and leisure activities. The scheme is specially designed to fit with your home and family life, and offers a wide range of discounts that are unavailable on the high street; ranging from gift vouchers, hotels, holidays, gym memberships, car insurance and much more. About Us Alternative Futures Group is a charitable company providing support, care, specialist services and accommodation for people with learning disabilities and /or mental health challenges. We focus on providing high quality, cost effective, person-centred services which deliver the right outcomes for service users enabling them to be in control of their own lives and achieve their individual hopes and aspirations. Please be aware that these posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure for the successful applicants, costs will be met by Alternative Futures Group Ltd. Next Steps If you are interested in being part of a great team and company, please click on the link to access the Job Description, Application Form and Person Specification. Please complete an Application Form and Person Specification and send them to, quoting vacancy reference V-15-4113, on or before the closing date of Friday 13 October 2017.

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