Henderson and Partners group practice requires an Occupational Therapy Technician who will be based at our Mondia Vereeniging facility in Gauteng reporting to the Therapy Program Manager.
Are you a person who can strike up a conversation with almost anybody? Do you care about the wellbeing of people and like to motivate people?
You will be working in an environment where you will motivate and support patients daily to attend a therapeutic program. You will interact with patients, nursing staff, therapists, and doctors to provide feedback on the daily activities of patients.
You will support Occupational therapists in helping clients with various mental health conditions improve their daily functioning, independence, and overall well-being.
You will be expected to assist with group activities as well as individual journeys of patients. You will form an integral part of the team to support our patients.
REQUIREMENTS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING
- Relevant Diploma in Occupational Therapy Assistance
- 2 years or more relevant experience in Mental Health environment
- Adequate written and verbal communication
- Ability to work in a team, share information and take clear directions
- Problem solving
- Solution driven
- Effective time management
- Assertive regarding attending to therapy priorities
- Implementing code of conduct
- Able to ask questions when unsure and brainstorm possibilities
- Able to set boundaries and be assertive
- Commitment to undertake and participate in necessary in-house training
- Genuine desire to help people
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
Do you want to go to work every day knowing that you’ve made a real difference in someone’s life? If this sounds like you – then apply for the position. You need a positive attitude and kind manner with a lot of patience. We will provide additional training and support to enable you to perform your specific responsibilities. If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience and attributes, please submit your CV, copy of ID as well as proof of qualifications to Alison at email@example.com clearly marked “OTT-MV” with three (3) contactable references. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.
Closing date for applications is 10 October 2023
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