Occupational Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Stoke-On-Trent
Salary
£26,000 a year
Closing date
1 Sep 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Service
Adult
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

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

At St. Augustines you will be joining an established, supportive OT team and an experienced MDT across the site.

You will get to expand your skill set through working with a diverse range of male mental health patients and diagnoses.

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

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

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 Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist or current Band 5 OT who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in Male Mental Health Services? Are you ready to develop your clinical skills?
Post: Band 5

Base: Cygnet St. Augustines

Responsible for: The post holder will support the OT provision on the agreed ward including supporting therapy coordinators.

Responsible to: Head OT

Hours: Full time (40 hours)

Location: Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 5JY

Join our supportive friendly team in Stoke-On-Trent and make an application today.

With over 150 OTs in the company, we also work together as a large team providing support to each other across the group, with various specialist interest groups to tap into, including Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

Overview of site/Ward: At St. Augustines you will be joining an established, supportive OT team and an experienced MDT across the site. You will get to expand your skill set through working with a diverse range of male mental health patients and diagnoses.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of patients within the service. In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to service users diagnosis and identified needs. This will be based upon findings from assessments including associated risks, in order to develop treatment plans accordingly.

4 reasons why you should make an application today
  • We care about people in our services
  • Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
  • You will be a part of an evolving and continuously developing service at St. Augustines working as part of a collaborative MDT.
  • 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.

  • The Successful Candidate should be/have:
    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or soon to be qualified.
    • Experienced in the field of adult mental health is desirable but not essential
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a hands on approach
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Passionate about patient care and service development.

    In return we will offer you:
    • A competitive salary £26,000
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example: Leadership and Management, Sensory Integration.
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists
    • On-site supervision from a Senior OT.
    • 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*

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

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    Employer details
    Employer name

    Cygnet Health Care

    Address

    Stoke-On-Trent

    ST1 5JY

    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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