Cygnet Hospital Bury, Buller Street, off Bolton Road, Bury, BL8 2BS
We are looking to recruit an exceptional OT to be part of a senior management team. If you have a history of demonstrating clinical expertise & strong leadership skills, with a passion for developing others this could be an opportunity for you.
At Cygnet Healthcare, we have a strong occupational focus through support and direction from Regional, 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 lead the occupational therapy department, and be part of the senior management team. 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. Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesAre 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:Dunes Building; Mental Health Forensic (Low and Medium Secure Services) and PICU & Acute care Summary of the site:
The Dunes service consists of 6 Wards, which the post holder will lead and manage. Clinical:
You would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of occupational dysfunction for 13 service users. The ward placement is negotiable depending on experience. 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. Leadership:
You would report to and deputise for the Regional Occupational Therapist (on site). You would also hold leadership and management responsibilities of the occupational therapy service of 6 wards. Each ward has their own occupational therapist and activity coordinator with OT assistants covering 2 wards. You will drive innovation and quality improvement further within the occupational therapy services.
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.
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 (such as leadership and management, sensory integration and personality disorder) 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: Ruth Hudson 07540 667679 or 0161 762 4378 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. 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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