Occupational Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Macclesfield
Salary
£26,000 a year
Closing date
15 Oct 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Service
Learning Disability
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

Broughton Lodge is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and a learning disability who may present with behaviours that challenge.

The service aims to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

The service supports up Broughton Lodge is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and a learning disability who may present with behaviours that challenge.

The service aims to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

The service supports up to 16 adults. Depending on the individuals level of need, there are 3 different areas within the service offering different levels of support. Sutton & Langley provide a high level of support for individuals who may be stepping down from a hospital setting or experienced multiple placement breakdowns. Bosley supports individuals who are preparing to move onto supported living. They provide a structured programme of vocational activity and daily living skills to enable the individual to experience a less restrictive environment safely.

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 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:

Specialist Residential Autism Services

Summary of the site:

Broughton Lodge is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and a learning disability who may present with behaviours that challenge. The service aims to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

The service supports up to 16 adults. Depending on the individuals level of need, there are 3 different areas within the service offering different levels of support. Sutton & Langley provide a high level of support for individuals who may be stepping down from a hospital setting or experienced multiple placement breakdowns. Bosley supports individuals who are preparing to move onto supported living. They provide a structured programme of vocational activity and daily living skills to enable the individual to experience a less restrictive environment safely.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of residents within the service. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) to assist the service in providing outcome based care and support pathways.

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 also empower staff to improve the quality of care through training provision.

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.

Occupational Therapy Preceptorship & Induction:

We understand the pandemic has brought with it challenging times, and we recognise this may have had an impact on some of your placement experiences. We offer an Occupational Therapy 12 month preceptorship programme to support and consolidate core Occupational Therapy Skills.

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, we'd be more than happy to facilitate this.

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    Employer details
    Employer name

    Cygnet Health Care

    Address

    Macclesfield

    SK11 0JG

    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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