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Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Brant Broughton
Salary
£41,000 a year
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Service
Learning Disability
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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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

Main duties of the job

Broughton House is a 29 bed specialist residential services for adults with Autism, learning disabilities and who may present with behaviours that challenge.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of residents within the service.

In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to individuals diagnosis and identified needs. This will be based upon findings from assessments and associated risks in order to develop treatment plans & care and support plans.

You will be working alongside the Clinical Lead OT for the service line and will have an opportunity to complete Sensory Integration Preceptorship training if required. There is a dedicated clinical team who provide multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy, psychiatry and nursing.

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK.

We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10,000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Are you a confident and experienced Band 7 Occupational Therapist? Would you like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a Highly Specialist Residential Autism Service? We want to recruit an exceptional OT to this post.

Post:Highly Specialist (Band 7) Occupational Therapist

Salary: £41,000

Base:Broughton House, High Street, Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, LN50SL.

Responsible for:25 -30 residents

Responsible to:Clinical Lead OT and Hospital Manager for line management.

Hours:40 hours per week

Join our supportive friendly team and make an application today. For an informal discussion about the role please contact our in house recruiter hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

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.

For more insight into life as an OT at Cygnet Health Care visit;https://join.cygnethealth.co.uk/ot-life/. Here you can listen to the opinions, stories and advice from our exceptional OTs it could help the next step in your career.

Overview of the Service:

Broughton house is a 29 bed specialist residential services for adults with Autism, learning disabilities and who may present with behaviours that challenge.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of residents within the service.

In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to individuals diagnosis and identified needs. This will be based upon findings from assessments and associated risks in order to develop treatment plans & care and support plans. You will be working alongside the Clinical Lead OT for the service line and will have an opportunity to complete Sensory Integration Preceptorship training if required.

There is a dedicated clinical team who provide multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy, psychiatry and nursing.

5 reasons why you should make an application today
  • We genuinely care about people in our services
  • Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
  • Hands on treatment approaches including Sensory Integration to support intensive OT focused interventions
  • National networks of over 150 OTs in the Cygnet Group within different specialisms including Forensic Practice, LD and ASD, Acute mental health, PICU, and inpatient CAMHS
  • You will be a part of a larger service at Broughton house and there is a wide range of experience within the OT team and clinical team.

  • The Successful Candidate should be/have:
    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
    • Experienced in the field of autism and learning disabilities services
    • Working as a Band 7 OT or working as an established Band 6 OT ready for the next challenge
    • Formal Sensory Integration training level 1 is desirable
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/Sensory integration or sensory based interventions and can take a hands on approach
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Passionate about student education

    In return we will offer you:
    • A competitive salary £41,000
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example: Leadership & Management, and Sensory Integration.
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists
    • Expert clinical supervision from Clinical Lead and peer support
    • Bi-monthly OT CPD meetings focused on skill and strategic service development.
    • Company pension scheme
    • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card
    • Free parking & meals on duty
    • Relocation packages offered



    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 note - speculative recruitment 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*
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    Company

    Empowering people and making a positive difference

    Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

    Our great team believe in -

    • Togetherness
    • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
    • Making a real difference in people's lives
    • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

    Dedicated people who change lives together

    At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

    Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

    • Leadership Team
    • Doctors & Consultants Team
    • Nursing Team
    • Allied Health & Psychology Team
    • Education Team
    • Care & Support Team
    • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

     

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