Outcomes First Group
Job Title: Therapy Assistant
Location: Roxby House, Lincolnshire
Salary: £10.60 per hour
Hours: 15 hours per week, 2 days a week
Are you passionate about working with autistic people? Do you want to help and support autistic people to be heard and be understood? Do you want to be part of a team who are constantly striving to improve the lives of the young people we support?
If so, we have the role for you!
About The Role
The role will be based in a multi-disciplinary clinical team which includes Clinical Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy. You will be joining a dedicated team of professionals to support the people overseeing the Adult Residential Services across North Lincolnshire which include Roxby House, Thorpe House, Applegate and Watermill.
You will be working closely with our care staff teams who support our people, as well as the families of those people. You will be responsible for providing evidence-based assessments and interventions under the supervision of a qualified Occupational Therapist to better understand and support our people’s needs and to support them to engage in meaningful activities and interactions. You will be instrumental in supporting Smart Goals, contributing to placement plans and delivering a range of interventions. This role also includes observations in care settings, co-facilitating staff training with other members of the Clinical Team, attending multi-agency meetings and on-going service development. There are also regular opportunities for continual professional development, through our internal specialist forums and funding for external training opportunities.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a Therapy Assistant who has experience of working with autistic people; and has experience of working with an Occupational Therapist. We are looking for someone who is independently motivated whilst working under the supervision of a qualified practitioner. Someone who enjoys working creatively to develop bespoke interventions to meet the specific needs of our most complex Adults and has a dynamic approach to problem solving will be perfect for this role.
We are looking for enthusiasm, initiative and excellent communication skills.
Based at: Roxby House, Lincolnshire
About the Group
Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.
We are really proud to say that in 2023, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fourth year running.
Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism.
For more information on the group please visit:
For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:
Why work for us?
Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options.
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the people in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.
Job ID: 224671