Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Upper Sheffield Rd, Barnsley
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-26248
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you a confident Band 5 or newly qualified Band 5 Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a Mental Health Rehabilitation Service? Are you ready to develop your clinical skills?

Post:(Band 5) Occupational Therapist

Base:Cygnet Oaks, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Responsible for:Supervision of Activity Coordinators

Responsible to:Specialist OT (Band 6) at Cygnet Oaks (on site manager for supervision)

Hours:40 hours per week

Location:Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 4PX

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our in house recruiter Hayley Valentine on 07917 607795

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, Personality Disorder, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

Cygnet Oaks is a 36 bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for men. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist service users with their return to independent living.

Our dedicated clinical teams provide a full multi-disciplinary programme that includes; occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training, offering service users the opportunities and support they need to stabilise their condition and enter society with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and optimism.

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.

Prioritisation skills are key to manage the caseload of clients effectively and you will work closely with the Occupational Therapy and multidisciplinary team onsite.

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 an established service at Cygnet Oaks with a full MDT and purpose built facility.
  • 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.

  • The Successful Candidate should be/have:
    • This role is suitable for a newly qualified occupational therapist
    • Registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or registering imminently
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Ability to manage demanding clinical presentation

    In return we will offer you:
    • A competitive salary £25,000pa - £28,000pa DoE
    • 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
    • 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

    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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