Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist
Ref: CYG12501

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Storthfield House, Storth Lane, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 3AA
  • Salary
  • Starting fro £25,000pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/01/2021
  • Are you a confident and motivated Band 5 or Band 6 Occupational Therapist who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in a mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery service? Are you ready to develop your clinical skills?


    At Cygnet Health Care we pride ourselves on thinking outside of the box and accommodating solutions to ensure we fill our OT roles with the right individuals.  With this in mind and during the current climate we are all for supporting you, whatever your situation. We are flexible enough to work with you and the needs of our services to ensure a) our service users receive the best level of care and b) you maintain that all important work life balance.

    We have one position available here but we are in a position to look at full time Band 5 applications and also if you are slightly more experienced and can only consider a part time options then we can consider Band 6 applications too.  We are also open to hearing about other options and solutions so please reach out for an informal chat, after all if you don’t ask then we can’t consider.


    Post: Band 5 Full time or Band 6 Part-time Occupational Therapist

    Base: Storthfield House

    Responsible for: Delivery of Occupational Therapy

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

    Hours: 40 hours per week

    Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 3AA.


    Join our supportive friendly team just outside the town of Alfreton, and make an application today.


    For an informal discussion about the role please contact our in house recruiter or Alexandra Somerset Head Occupational Therapist-


    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 Storthfield House is a 22 bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for men. It provides a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist service users with their return to independent living, with a key focus on community integration.

    Adjacent is 15 The Sycamores, a four bed step-down service for men who are ready to move into more independent living.

    The team can support individuals who are detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who may have forensic histories and complex comorbidities.

    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 the people in our services
    2. Access to a shared learning environment with a full MDT on site, and from a larger network of OT’s working across a variety of service lines.
    3. Regular service line and regional OT meetings ensuring opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills and partake in CPD.
    4. Opportunity to be key in driving forward development of and innovation within the OT department at Storthfield House and wider within the service line.
    5. Opportunity to develop skills working with individuals with a variety of complex needs, ensuring no two days are the same.


    The Successful Candidate should be/have:

    • This role is suitable for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist who is wanting to develop their skills further in a full time position, or an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist in a part-time position.
    • A registered Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council).
    • Experience in the field of Mental Health and other complex needs.
    • 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 complex clinical presentation.


    In return we will offer you:

    • A competitive starting salary from £25,000 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 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*


  • Job Description
  • Band_5_OT_JD_CF.DOCX

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