Part Time Therapy Coordinator
Ref: CYG11568

  • Location
  • Cygnet Fountains, Pleasington Close, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1TU
  • Salary
  • £8.75
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2020
  • We are seeking a flexible, energetic, and enthusiastic individual with excellent motivational skills to join our team at Cygnet Fountains.

    In this role you will:

    Work 15hrs per week (may include some weekend work), in a 32 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. 

    You will..


    • Assist patients in accessing activities and identifying needs.
    • Plan and implement five day rolling / individual programmes, as well as encouraging Patients to maintain pre-existing hobbies after discussion with Occupational Therapist.
    • To prepare and maintain appropriate materials for activities.
    • Encourage Staff, Relatives and Friends to participate in the Hospital's activities and to arrange Hospital visits as appropriate.
    • Deliver planned activities for patients under the direction of Occupational Therapy department and Multidisciplinary Team.
    • Contribute ideas, create and facilitate events and activities safely and support people to structure their time through meaningful activity

    We are looking for someone who has:

    • Good organisational skills e.g. can manage administration tasks alongside practical tasks to meet required deadlines  
    • Has relevant work experience in similar role
    •  Experience in an inpatient rehabilitation service preffered 

    In return we will offer:

    • A high quality work environment with strong career progression opportunities within the region and nationally, including into management roles.
    • Company pension scheme. Regular supervision from a qualified Occupational Therapist.
    • Opportunities for CPD, training, development and research. Free meals on duty

    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.

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