Therapy Assistant BLUT43024

Cheadle, Greater Manchester
Salary £14,221.38 per annum
25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Therapy Assistant BLUT43024


Salary £14,221.38 per annum

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements. Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.

They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition, they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.

The School is a specialist school for children with autism spectrum disorders and related conditions and is based on our client’s campus in Cheadle.

They are now looking to appoint a Therapy Assistant to join them on a permanent, full time basis.

Within the role, you will be responsible for improving the wellbeing and promoting skill development for service users within a specialised service user group under the directions of professionals. You will gather and collate relevant case data for user case file and records ensuring confidentiality, review planed interventions and actions for cases assigned and support professionals in providing recommendation for interventions and strategies as required.

This will include providing basic support and rehabilitation to service users, delivering programmes of interventions written by relevant qualified professionals and reporting on service users’ circumstances in accordance with relevant standards to relevant professionals.

The successful candidate will hold an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience and will have practical experience in workplace with vulnerable people to understand risk and safety hazards, knowledge of where to refer emergencies and non-standard case and the ability to cope with significantly challenging behaviour and circumstances.

In addition, you should have basic computer literacy and experience with specialist equipment as appropriate (e.g. for moving and handling, communication of sensory strategies).

Closing Date: 23rd December 2016

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