Band 6 Occupational Therapist

3 days left

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
60 Rastrick Common, Rastrick, Brighouse
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
04 Mar 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-25086
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you a confident Band 6 who would like to explore a more rewarding managerial and clinical challenge in Mental Health and Rehab services? Are you ready to further develop your managerial and clinical skills? We want to recruit an exceptional OT to this Band 6 post.

Post:Specialist (Band 6) Occupational Therapist

Base:Cygnet Brighouse

Responsible for:The OT team (Part time Band 5, OT Assistant & Activity Co-ordinators).

Responsible to:Regional Lead OT (Band 7) and Hospital Manager for line management.

Hours:40 hours per week

Location:Cygnet Brighouse, 60 Rastrick Common, Rastrick, Brighouse, HD6 3EL

Join our supportive friendly team and make an application today.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our in house recruiter Hayleyvalentine@cygnethealth.co.uk.

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/Ward:

Cygnet Brighouse is a 21 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. The people we support come to us following multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or stepping down from secure settings.

Our well established service has been designed with wellness in mind, providing a safe and comfortable environment that promotes efficient rehabilitation and recovery. We are dedicated to understand, stabilise and break the traumatic cycles of relapse that can impact service users' lives.

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 user's diagnosis and identified needs. This will be based upon findings from assessments including associated risks, in order to develop treatment plans accordingly.

5 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 a larger well established MDT who offer wide range of experience to draw from.
  • 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
  • Low caseload number to support intensive OT focused interventions, and to support the time needed for the managerial responsibilities within this band 6 post


  • The Successful Candidate should be/have:
    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
    • Experienced in the field of adult mental health
    • Working as a Band 5 or Band 6 OT
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a "hands on" approach
    • Able to effectively lead a team
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Passionate about student education

    In return we will offer you:
    • A competitive salary £32,000 - upwards - DOE
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development. For example: Leadership & Management, and Sensory Integration.
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists
    • Expert 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


    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*

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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.

    UK Registration

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