Therapies Assistant

Temporary Maternity Cover (6 to 9 months)

26 hours per week

£19,768 – £25,500 per annum FTE


Description of Service:

Options Malvern View is a well-established, specialist residential adult autism service offering personal development programmes that enable people to fulfil their potential for independence. Based at Hanley Castle in Worcestershire within easy travelling distance of Worcester, Birmingham, Bristol, Cheltenham and Gloucester.


Description of Role/Duties:

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, the role of Therapies Assistant will work under the supervision of a qualified Practitioner, supporting the delivery of a high quality vocational and clinical provision within the Service.

Your role in brief would include:

  • Observing and interacting with Service Users.
  • Compiling reports
  • Contributing to assessments when required
  • Maintaining accurate and comprehensive clinical records
  • Preparing therapy resources and equipment
  • Liaising with outside agencies to communicate a Service User’s need
  • Administrative duties to support the Clinical Team

Criteria/Key Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE passes and evidence of study within further education  
  • Experience of paid or voluntary work in an SEN setting and/or with young people/adults with complex needs or challenging behaviour
  • Experience or knowledge of people with autism (ASC)
  • Relevant experience working as a Therapies Assistant or similar, although not essential
  • Ability to work with challenging behaviours

In line with changes to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine unless they have a medical exemption.   

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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