Base: Cygnet Hospital Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD.
Are you a Band 5 ready for your next challenge or an emerging Band 6 looking for a change? Would you like to explore a more rewarding clinical and managerial challenge? This could be your perfect opportunity.
At Cygnet Healthcare, we have a strong occupational focus through support and direction from Clinical Leads and our Occupational Therapy Directors. We use evidence-based practice within each of our service lines, as defined by our clinical steering groups, of which Occupational Therapists play a key role.Main duties of the job
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will work as an autonomous clinician, providing specialist assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction. You will hold supervisory responsibility for others, and take a leadership role in specific projects. An integral part of this role will be supporting student education within the team.
This role includes opportunities for learning, development and research, supported by a robust appraisal and supervision structure based on RCOTs Career Development Framework. About us
Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Across our 11 different service lines, we have evidence-based established models of care to ensure we provide the highest quality care and support. Our dedicated and expert teams of over 10 000 employees, support over 2800 individuals in a range of services across England, Scotland and Wales.
We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care, through co-production, recovery and rehabilitation.
With over 150 Occupational Therapists, we work together as a large team providing support to each other across the group, with the opportunity to be part of specialist interest groups & become involved in service development.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesAre you an Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a rewarding career experience?
Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988 as an independent provider of health and social care services in England, Scotland and Wales.
Service Line:Mental Health Adult (Female PICU)Summary of the site:
Cygnet Bierley has 4 wards. We have a Head of Occupational Therapy on site. Each ward has a named occupational therapist and activity coordinators and OT Assistant cover.
Clinical:You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for 12 service users on a referral basis. The clinical role would focus on Denholme Ward (female PICU). 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.
Denholme Ward accepts emergency and crisis admissions. Referrals will come to us from all areas, including acute and prison services. The aim of Denholme Ward is to provide a short, rapid intervention to help service users regain a sense of control and order in their lives, so they can move to a less restrictive care setting or return home.
The service will provide expert, intensive, short-term, individualised care for women detained under the Mental Health Act. Service users will present with increased risks that require them to be assessed and treated in a PICU environment.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.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 its 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, wed be more than happy to facilitate this. Please contact: Caroline Pratt (Head Occupational Therapist) on 01274 686767 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.ukPerson SpecificationGeneral RequirementsEssential
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