Band 6 Occupational Therapist
Ref: CYG11117


  • Location
  • Cygnet Woodside , 279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, BD6 3DQ
  • Salary
  • Starting from £32,000pa pro rota
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/10/2020
  • Are you a confident Band 5 or a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in adult learning disabilities? Are you ready to develop your clinical skills?

    Post: Band 6 Occupational Therapist

    Base: Cygnet Woodside Hospital

    Responsible for: 9 patients and Activity Coordinators as appropriate.

    Responsible to: Band 7 OT & Hospital Manager

    Hours: 24-32 hours (flexibility considered)

    Location: Wibsey, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3DQ

     

    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 various specialist interest groups to tap into, including Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration, to name a few.

    Cygnet Woodside provides assessment, treatment and fast stream rehabilitation for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge.

    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…

    1. We care about people in our services
    2. Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
    3. You will be a part of an onsite dedicated team for 9 patients.
    4. 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
    5. 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
    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or registering imminently
    • Experienced in the field of adult mental health or PICU environments
    • An understanding of Occupational Therapy process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Ability to manage highly demanding clinical presentation
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    In return we will offer you:

    • A competitive salary £32,00opa - £36,000pa – 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
    • 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
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    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_Woodside_2209.DOCX

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