Therapy Coordinator

CAS Behavioural Health
£7.65 per hour
30 Aug 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CAS Behavioural Health is one of the UK's leading providers of specialist behavioural adult healthcare services.
Raglan House is a 25 bed mental health hospital designed to provide an environment which promotes mental health recovery for women, by focusing on space, personal privacy and dignity.
Job Role:
We need someone that will help Patients to socialize within the Hospital, providing a variety of activities, which cater for all tastes. Assist patients in accessing activities and identifying needs
To be able to plan and implement five-day rolling / individual programs, as well as encouraging Patients to maintain pre-existing hobbies after discussion with Occupational Therapist. To prepare and maintain appropriate materials for activities. On completion of activities to be responsible for cleaning up after activity
A key role will be to encourage Staff, Relatives and Friends to participate in the Hospital's activities and to arrange Hospital visits as appropriate as well as maintaining full and accurate records of daily therapies / activities using the relevant documents
To Report and document any changes in Patients' physical or emotional condition to the Person in Charge. To provide with written or verbal feedback to Occupational Therapist / Head of Care on the patient's progress and fluctuation within activities
About you:
It is important to have knowledge of Healthcare environment and knowledge of Mental Health Issues.
To be confident in your role having an understanding of Mental Health diagnosis is important.
It is essential to have GCSE English and Maths or equivalent training or qualification, or able to demonstrate the same. NVQ2 / NVQ3.
It is preferred to have previous experience in working within a care environment.
Why join us?
In return we offer many benefits which include: training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme, staff uniform, free meals and childcare vouchers. We also offer the cycle to work scheme and free parking on site.
Specific Requirement
Please note – this role is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment be subject to successful clearance.
If you are looking for a truly rewarding career with great prospects then we would love to hear from you.