Occupational Therapist (Band 5)
Ref: CYG21705

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Location
Bury, BL8 2BS
Salary
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum (DOE)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 2 February 2022

Are you an Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?

About Us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales.

Your Role

Service Line: Mental Health Forensic (Low and Medium Secure Services)

Summary of the site:

Cygnet Bury is a large site with 14 wards. We have a Head of Occupational Therapy and 3 Deputy Head Occupational Therapists to support the different services on site.

Clinical: You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for 13 service users. The clinical role would focus on East Hampton Ward (low secure). You will work with a full multidisciplinary team in a coordinated way to support each service user develop their skills and move through our clinical model of care from admission to discharge.

Each ward has their own occupational therapist and activity coordinator with OT assistants covering 2 wards.

Our secure services are therapy and recovery focused, providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for both men and women. The aim is to effectively progress service users though the secure care pathway, into the least restrictive environment possible while working to reduce the possibility of readmission back into secure care.

Occupational Therapy Directorate

Under the leadership of our occupational therapy directors we support over 150 Occupational Therapists. Working together as a large team we provide support to each other across the group, with the opportunity to be part of specialist interest groups & become involved in service development.

Every service line has a clinical lead occupational therapist to lead and develop evidence based practice and agreed occupational therapy pathway.

We ensure our occupational therapists have a voice through participating in service model development, utilising the expertise and support of our clinical lead occupational therapists.

Occupational Therapy Preceptorship & Induction:

We understand the pandemic has brought with it challenging times, and we recognise this may have had an impact on some of your placement experiences. We offer an Occupational Therapy 12 month preceptorship programme to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy Skills.

 

5 reasons why you should make an application today…

  1. We care about people in our services
  2. Expert clinical supervision and protected time for a weekly 1:1 with your clinical supervisor
  3. Induction & service line training in area of specialism
  4. Dedicated CPD time for peer support, skill development and specialist training
  5. We support and develop you to build skills and confidence for the next level in your career.

Cygnet Health Care Benefits

  • Free parking
  • Free meals for staff on duty
  • Relocation package available  
  • Group pension plan helping you save for your future
  • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)
  • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice.
  • Plus much more…

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

If you would like to discuss this role with the recruiting occupational therapist or arrange an informal visit, we’d be more than happy to facilitate this. Please contact: Ruth Hudson 07540 667679 or 0161 762 4378

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply, or send your CV to GraceCockroft@cygnethealth.co.uk

Requirements
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance

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