Therapy Coordinator

Cygnet Health Care
Competitive salary
22 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Location Cygnet Heathers Salary £8.90 per hour (£18,512 per year) Hours Full Time Closing date Thursday 4 March 2021
We are looking for a Therapy Coordinator to join our team atCygnet Heathers

Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed service providing neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury.

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Your Day-to-Day...

We are seeking an academically strong candidate to support and enhance the care of patients at the service by assisting the Occupational Therapist with;
  • Plan and implement five day rolling / individual programmes, as well as encouraging Clients to maintain pre-existing hobbies after discussion with Occupational Therapist. To prepare and maintain appropriate materials for activities. On completion of activities to be responsible for cleaning up after activity
  • Help Clients to socialise within the Hospital, providing a variety of activities, which cater for all tastes. Assist patients in accessing activities and identifying needs
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Hospital. To maintain and demonstrate a positive attitude toward clients, their families, staff, visitors and others
  • To demonstrate Non-discriminatory practice in all aspects of work
  • Encourage Staff, Relatives and Friends to participate in the Hospital's activities and to arrange Hospital visits as appropriate.
  • Maintain full and accurate records of daily therapies / activities using the relevant documents
  • Report any changes in Clients' physical or emotional condition to the Person in Charge. To provide with written or verbal feedback to Occupational Therapist/ Head of Care on the clients progress and fluctuation within activities
  • Assist with fund raising and budgeting for entertainments, materials and outings

We're looking for someone who has...
  • Able to assist patients with daily living skills
  • Understanding of Mental Health diagnosis
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Able to use and work on own initiative
  • GCSE English and Maths or equivalent training or qualification, or able to demonstrate the same
  • Experience within a rehabilitation setting
  • Previous experience in the care of Mental Health patients/clients
  • Previous experience in care environment

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Salary:£8.90 per hour (£18,512 per year)
  • Company pension scheme
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
  • Free meals
  • Internal and external CPD opportunities
  • Opportunities to become involved in research
  • Clinical supervision from a Qualified Occupational Therapist

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

CygnetHealth Carehave been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.In this role you'll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
Job Description 2018_Therapy_Coordinator_Job_Specification.pdf

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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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