Job Details

Role:                    Therapy Assistant

Location:             Halesworth; Suffolk

Contract:              Permanent, Full time

Salary:                  £18,000 - £25,000 per annum (Dependent Upon Experience)

 

We’re looking for a Therapies Assistant to join the team at Bramfield House School.

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

About the school 

Bramfield Education and Residential Services supports young people with a history of complex trauma or diagnosis of high functioning autism, ADHD or attachment difficulties.  

The Role

The successful applicant will support the delivery of high quality educational and clinical provision within the residential homes and school sites.  As directed by the Clinical Wellbeing Lead the role will involve the provision of advice, information and training to staff, other members of the clinical/wellbeing and multi-professional teams, commissioners and other agencies.

Multi-professional working is essential in our aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children and young people we support. The postholder will have the opportunity to work closely with other members of team, including with the onsite Speech and Language Therapist and Psychotherapists.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Therapies Assistant to join The Outcomes First Group. You would need to demonstrate drive, motivation and resilience and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams. Applicants must have;-

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including English at Grade C or above
  • Commitment to the values of the organisation
  • Experience of working as an MDT, or a willingness to do this effectively
  • Ability to work independently as agreed under supervision
  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the role of Therapies Assistant
  • Effective communication
  • High level of professionalism
  • Use of reflective and analytical thinking in assessment and therapeutic work
  • Ability to work under pressure to drive a service forwards positively
  • Clear and concise record keeping
  • Ability to work with behaviour that challenges
  • A driving license and car are essential due to the regional nature of the role.

Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.