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Therapy Assistant

Band 4

Main area
Therapy Assistant
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
373-LD0082
Site
Community
Town
Cheshire
Salary
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Closing
04/06/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

The East Cheshire Community Learning Disability Team currently have  an opportunity for a Therapy Assistant to work within a multi-disciplinary team setting based across East and South Cheshire. 

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team. The post holder will be based at Rosemount Lodge, Macclesfield and will be an integral part of the team. There is an expectation of travel across the bases and sometimes to Chester for meetings.

The post holder will be part of a team providing assessment and treatment to learning disabled service users, in partnership with other agencies, family/carers and the wider multi-disciplinary team. There will be an expectation that training will be delivered to small groups - this may include service providers or residential settings.

The post holder will be an excellent communicator, have good time management skills and demonstrate a willingness to be an effective team player. They will also need to demonstrate an ability to work across a range of health and social care settings.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jill Tompkins-Gibbins or Jessica Lovesey on 01625 509013