Role: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Location: Ditchingham, Suffolk

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week (Full Time)

Salary: £12.07 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic personal to join our Multi-Disciplinary team to deliver a person-centred therapy service to adults with acquired brain injury and cerebrovascular accident. We are seeking a dynamic Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our developing team of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Psychology and Nurses at All Hallows, Suffolk. All Hallows is part of the Oakleaf Group, a leading provider of specialist brain injury inpatient rehabilitation services.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience working within a care setting
  • Ideally, you will have a background or experience of delivering or support activities (such as sports, crafts or domestic tasks).
  • Possess ability to engage, teach, and instruct service users in an agreed specialist area.
  • Understand the benefits of engaging patients in meaningful activities, and be able to articulate this to patients
  • Ability to work as part of a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate with good written and oral communication skills


  • Planning, carrying out and evaluation of therapy programmes, running sessions and the allocation/organisation of staff to ensure the successful implementation of the day to day programme.
  • Delivering group sessions, so applicants must possess the confidence to manage and carry these out successfully.
  • Liaise with nursing staff/unit management to highlight any possible therapy needs and ensure this information is relayed to the unit therapy team and the unit Manager.
  • Responsible for involvement within therapeutic personal morning hygiene routines working towards maximising functional independence.

Who we are:

All Hallows Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Centre supports men and women with complex healthcare needs having experienced a brain injury, stroke or other neurological event. The services provided at All Hallows comprise: Active / Complex Rehabilitation, High Dependency & Specialist Nursing Care, Progressive Neurological Conditions and Community Rehabilitation.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful on this occasion.

Salary: £12.07 per hour

Location: Bungay, NR35 2QL

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