Head Occupational Therapist (Mat Leave Cover FTC)
Ref: CYG21787

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Location
Sherwood House, NG21 0HR
Salary
£39,000pa DoE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 24 January 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 Adults (Male) & High Dependency Rehabilitation

Summary of the site:

Cygnet Sherwood House is a 30 bed specialist high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for adult males. Individuals may be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) or informal. Primary diagnoses include, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective disorder, Bipolar Affective Disorder or Depression. Individuals may also present with complex comorbidities, such as substance misuse, behaviours that challenge and forensic histories.

There is a dedicated clinical team who provide multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry, and nursing staff. You will be supported by a Band 5 OT & 2 Activity Co-ordinators. You will also be responsible for oversight of 2 other local services, providing supervision & guidance to the most Senior OT.

 

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.

 

5 reasons why you should make an application today…

  • We care about people in our services
  • Expert clinical supervision and protected time for a weekly 1:1 with your clinical supervisor
  • Induction & service line training in area of specialism
  • Dedicated CPD time for peer support, skill development and specialist training
  • 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 hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk or Sophie Plumb (Acting Head OT): 01623 499010

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.

Please click the link to apply or email a copy of your CV to hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

*Recruitment agencies please note: Speculative emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own*


Please be aware that from April 1st 2022, The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 requires that health and social care workers in England, who have face-to-face contact with service users, are to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they should not be vaccinated for medical reasons. Currently in England, this is two doses of an approved vaccine. Please note that acceptable evidence of this is the NHS Covid Pass.

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What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply.

 

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