Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Ref: CYG10670


  • Location
  • Cygnet Alders Clinic, 155 Podsmead Road, Gloucester, GL1 5UA
  • Salary
  • Starting from £27,000pa DoE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 25/09/2020
  • Are you a confident Band 5 with experience of working within Mental Health Sector, or 6 who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a Specialist Personality Disorder Service? Are you ready to further develop your managerial and clinical skills? We want to recruit an exceptional OT for this fixed term post.

    Post: Occupational Therapist (Experienced Band 5 or 6), Maternity cover, to start ASAP

    Base: Alders Clinic, 20 bed Specialist female personality disorder service

    Responsible for: The post holder will form part of the OT department on site as well as contributing to the wider MDT team. Supervision of 4 Therapy Co-ordinators.

    Responsible to: Regional Head OT within the South West

    Hours: 40 hours per week

    Location: Gloucester GL11 5UY

    Join our supportive friendly team and make an application today.

    For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Maria Harris Regional Lead OT mariaharris@cygnethealth.co.uk or Lisa Wilson Hospital Manager Alders lisawilson@cygnethealth.co.uk or 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 various specialist interest groups to tap into, including Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

    Overview of site/Ward: Cygnet Alders Clinic is a 20 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. Cygnet Alders Clinic is on the Welsh Hospital Framework with specialist service status and is rated as Outstanding in Care by CQC.

    As an Occupational Therapist, you will provide direct clinical care which will encompass OT assessments, treatment and management of patients within the service as well as supervising and developing Junior OT staff.

    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.

    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
    • 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:

    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
    • Experienced in the field of adult mental health
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
    • Excellent communication and time management skills

     

    In return we will offer you:

    • A competitive salary £27,000 – 32,000 - DOE
    • Opportunities for CPD and to undertake further learning and development.
    • Training days provided by highly experienced and renowned OT specialists
    • Expert on site clinical supervision and peer support
    • Tri-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*

     

  • Job Description
  • Band_6_OT_JD_mat_cover_Alders.DOCX

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