Band 6 Occupational Therapist (MAT LEAVE)

Cygnet Health Care
93 Kneeton Rd, East Bridgford, Nottingham
Competitive salary
04 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Are you a confident and skilled Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a Highly Specialised Autism Spectrum Disorder service? Are you ready to develop your clinical skills?

Post:Band 6 Specialist Occupational Therapist

Base: Cedar Vale

Responsible for:Delivery of Occupational Therapy

Responsible to:Hospital/Service Manager; Clinical Lead OT; Regional Director of OT

Hours:40 hours per week

Location: East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, NG13 8PJ

Join our supportive friendly team in East Bridgford, near the city of Nottingham, and make an application today.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our in house Rachel Yates Clinical Lead OT for LD services-

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

Cygnet Cedar Vale provides assessment and intervention for men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs.

The team can support individuals who are detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have behaviours that may challenge, or who have difficulties with social engagement.

Each area within Cygnet Cedar Vale is aimed at giving the individuals an environment that will support them for moving on to more independent living.

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
  • Opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills, specifically in using a sensory-based approach, with access to an on-site sensory room.
  • Regular service line and regional OT meetings ensuring regular CPD opportunities.
  • Cedar Vale itself is set within large attractive grounds with ample free onsite parking.
  • · A good support network from staff at site and from a larger network of OT's working across a variety of service lines.

The Successful Candidate should be/have:
  • This role is suitable for an Occupational Therapist who has had at least two years of practice experience.
  • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council).
  • Experienced in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities.
  • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a "hands on" approach
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Resilience and an ability to manage a highly demanding complex clinical presentation.

In return we will offer you:
  • A competitive salary £31,500 FTE
  • 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 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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