Support Time Recovery Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 19.737 - 21.142 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 19.737 - 21.142 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Mar 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities The post holder will be responsible for using a recovery approach to plan and deliver a range of occupational therapy interventions for individual and groups of service users at John Denmark Unit and in the community, as directed and supervised by the Occupational Therapist.
  • To be responsible for carrying out specific occupational therapy assessments and interventions related to self-care, productivity and leisure as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist, with either individuals or groups of service users.
  • To assist the Occupational Therapist in planning and co-ordinating a weekly programme of therapeutic activities in liaison with service users and the multi-disciplinary team, which aim to meet the needs of service users and provide meaningful, age and gender appropriate occupation.
  • To work closely with the OT, nurse in charge and the nursing team to plan and deliver therapeutic activities in line within agreed activity protocols.
  • Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurses, liaise with other members of the team and external agencies.
  • To report and record relevant information regarding presentation and functional ability of service users verbally, on paper and on electronic records.
  • To form and maintain professional relationships with service users, carers and colleagues in a way that respects their views, autonomy, and culture.
  • To report effectively, verbally and in writing, to the Occupational Therapy team and Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) on service users' performance and progress in areas of self maintenance, productivity and leisure as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
  • To instruct and guide individual/groups of service users in the use of therapeutic activities.
  • To participate in both clinical and professional meetings, as directed by the Occupational Therapist.

Person specification Experience Essential criteria
  • Years experience

Desirable criteria
  • Deaf experience


Skills Essential criteria
  • Mental health inpatient/community experience

Desirable criteria
  • Deaf experience
  • Leading groups
  • Manging a caseload


Qualifications Essential criteria
  • Training courses/experience , relevant to the role

Desirable criteria
  • BSL qualifications
  • Additional Trainign courses/qualifications


**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**
Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.
NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.
GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.
**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Ref: 2949574

Job Details

Support Time Recovery Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 19.737 - 21.142 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Mar 2021

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