Occupational Therapy Technician
May 6, 2022 / 3:15 pm
£20,614 – £23,245 per annum
42 hours per week, term time only contract
We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly OT technician team
Treloar’s is a ground-breaking organisation managing one of the largest specialist Schools and Colleges in the UK for young people with disabilities. Our fundamental purpose is simple: to enable disabled young people to fulfil their potential in every aspect of their lives.
This post offers an excellent opportunity to develop and extend your skills in working with children and young people with complex needs. The Occupational therapy team at Treloar’s forms part of our busy and friendly, on-site Therapy department. We work closely with educational, clinical and residential care colleagues across the School and College campus to meet the complex needs of our students. Our well-established Multi-Disciplinary model offers the opportunity for immense job satisfaction, working in an inspiring atmosphere
In this role, you will be responsible for delivering treatment programmes for students, as delegated by the Occupational Therapists, to maximize students’ abilities to carry out daily activities that are important to them. For example self-care, accessing class room tasks, wheelchair driving and leisure skills. You will be required to make minor alterations and suggest development of therapy programmes as well as being involved in the monitoring, ordering, provision and use of equipment.
This will include working without direct supervision on a frequent basis and in a range of environments, so a flexible and pro-active approach is essential
Applicants will need to hold a QCF qualification 3 in a relevant area or be willing to undertake a qualification within one year of starting in this role. You will need to have experience of working with children or young adults with physical and/or learning disabilities. Good communication and organisational skills are also essential.
- Term time only contract
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Pension scheme, life insurance and critical illness cover
- Occupational health scheme
- HSF cash plan and Perkbox discount scheme
- Free wellbeing and social activities
- Free parking
Closing Date: 5th June 2022
An application pack can be obtained by visiting www.treloar.org.uk, emailing email@example.com, or calling 01420 547400 ext. 3410.