Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Expiring today

Cygnet Health Care
12 High St, Brant Broughton, Lincoln
Competitive salary
14 Jan 2021
20 Jan 2021
Role Type
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Are you a confident Band 6 who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a highly specialist Autism and learning disabilities residential care services? Are you ready to further develop your clinical skills? We want to recruit an exceptional OT to this Band 6 post.

Post: Specialist (Band 6) Occupational Therapist

Base: Broughton House, Cygnet Health Care.

Responsible for: The post holder will hold an allocated caseload at Broughton house and at some of our Satellite houses in Newark and in Mansfield.

Responsible to: Clinical Lead OT (Band 8) and onsite Service Managers.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Lincoln, LN5 0SL.

Join our very supportive and friendly team at Broughton House and make an application today by clicking apply.

With over 150 OTs in the company, we also 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.

Overview of site: Broughton house and extended services provide residential services for individuals with a range of complex care and therapeutic needs including Autism, learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and other associated medical conditions.

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

In this role you will assess, implement and develop an OT treatment programme according to individual's 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.

5 reasons why you should make an application today...
  • We genuinely care about people in our services
  • Hands on treatment approaches including Sensory Integration to support intensive OT focused interventions

  • Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills including supporting OT students on placement.
  • You will be a part of a large service at Broughton and Extended Services and there is a wide range of experience within the OT team.
  • 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)
    • Experienced in the field of Autism and Learning Disabilities
    • Sensory Integration Level 2 or a minimum of level 1 with a desire to progress.
    • Working as a Band 6 OT
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a "hands on" approach
    • Able to effectively work as part of a team
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Passionate about student education

    In return we will offer you:
    • A competitive salary starting at £32000
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example: Leadership and Management apprenticeship, Sensory Integration training
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists
    • Expert on site clinical supervision and peer support
    • 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

    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*

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    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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