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Joint Therapies Assistant – Beechwood College

  • Location: Beechwood College
  • Salary: Band 3, £22,816 - £27,596
  • Hours: 37.5
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Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you are a caring, energetic, enthusiastic individual, Iris Care Group has an exciting new opportunity for (a) Joint Therapies Assistant to join one of our well-established teams at Beechwood College, Sully.

Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.

 

What will you receive?

  • Band 3, £22,816 – £27,596
  • Industry-leading training
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
  • Free on-site parking and uniform
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contracts
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Death in service

 

Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for every new staff member you successfully introduce.

 

 

Role Responsibilities

Clinical Duties

  • Be able to contribute to the planning and preparation of resources as directed by the SaLT and OT team.
  • To carry out regular group and/or 1:1 therapy sessions with students in a range of environments.
  • To contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of interventions implemented by the SaLT and OT team.
  • To complete in-person audits when required.
  • To model communication aids to staff and students ensuring to advocate for their use.
  • To regularly feedback to designated therapist within the clinical team.
  • To maintain adequate records in line with policies and guidelines.
  • To maintain databases with direction from the clinical team.

 

Administration Duties

  • To participate in the process of ordering materials and equipment.
  • To take responsibility for the safe storage, provision, use and maintenance of equipment and materials.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of clinical records & data analysis.
  • Performs clerical duties within the department, including maintenance of client files and records under the direction of the therapist.
  • To carry out other administrative tasks in relation to the service as required.
  • To maintain stationary stocks.
  • Archive student’s files as required.
  • Support the team in pursuing outstanding paperwork.
  • Maintenance of the shared work drive.
  • Filing, scanning and photocopying as required.
  • Minute taking.
  • To schedule meetings and coordinate attendance as requested.
  • Answering the phone and directing queries.

 

Role Requirements

  • Proficient IT skills.
  • Experience of creating and maintaining databases using excel.
  • The ability to use Excel to present data in excel using appropriate graphs and tables. Experience of minute taking.
  • Experience of using programmes such as Outlook to coordinate calendars and schedule meetings.

 

All staff who work in a service that is registered with Care Inspectorate for Wales (CIW) will be required to register with Social Care Wales from 1st October 2022.  You must also be prepared to work towards/undertake the necessary qualifications to meet the requirements to register.

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