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Regional Director of Occupational Therapy

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Meadowfield
Salary
£65,000 a year (FTE)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Job Details

We want 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.

Main duties of the job

The Regional Occupational Therapy Director will play a lead role in the company achieving its objectives. All Directors are expected to work as part of an integrated team and take lead responsibility for strategic and group issues outside their immediate sphere of responsibility.

The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership of and management of professional issues associated with the Occupational Therapy workforce and the services provided by Occupational Therapists and associated support staff. This includes all relevant operational, developmental and strategic matters.

Lead the effective management of Occupational Therapy staff and ensure that they deliver effective, safe and high quality care to individuals in our care.

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 description
Job responsibilities
Regional Director of Occupational Therapy
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
Region: Scotland & North East & South Yorkshire

Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: Circa £65,000 (full-time equivalent)

Car allowance included & Relocation package will be considered in line with Cygnet's policy.

We are a supportive employer who is open to flexible working hours. For further discussions please contact Kay Bolton (Regional Director of Occupational Therapy; North): 07808 642 692.

This is a new post to support our service provision of Occupational Therapy within Health and Social Care. The post holder will work alongside three other Regional Directors of Occupational Therapy.

The Regional Occupational Therapy Director will play a lead role in the company achieving its objectives. All Directors are expected to work as part of an integrated team and take lead responsibility for strategic and group issues outside their immediate sphere of responsibility.

The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership and management for professional issues associated with the Occupational Therapy workforce and the services provided by Occupational Therapists and associated support staff. This includes all relevant operational, developmental and strategic matters.

You will provide strategic leadership of Occupational Therapy staff and ensure that they deliver effective, safe and high quality care to individuals in our care.

Occupational Therapy Directorate

Under the leadership of our occupational therapy directors we support over 160 Occupational Therapists across England, Scotland and Wales. 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 pathways.

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.

6 reasons why you should make an application today...
  • We care about people in our services
  • Weekly support and peer supervision with the Occupational Therapy Directors
  • Protected time for a weekly 1:1 with your line manager
  • Induction and further training in leadership and management skills
  • Dedicated CPD time for peer support, skill development and support to join and contribute towards external networks
  • 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 will be considered for the right applicant
  • Group pension plan helping you save for your future
  • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)
  • Health cash plan with the ability to reclaim up to £1,140 of healthcare treatment costs
  • 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 Kay Bolton (Regional Director of Occupational Therapy; North): 07808 642 692

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.

*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*

What next?

If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you.

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Employer details
Employer name

Cygnet Health Care

Address

Meadowfield

DH7 8NT

Employer's website

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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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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